Boeing to buy Ukrainian engines and launch vehicles

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine will supply rocket carriers to launch rockets "Zenit "and" Antares"
12:54, 9 September 2015


The relevant agreement was reached in Washington, TSN. According to head of the National Space Agency Lubomir Sabodash, one of the conditions of the American side is stop cooperation with the countries that are under U.S. sanctions.

Design Bureau "Pivdenne" will supply rocket carriers to launch rockets "Zenit "and" Antares".

Memorandum of cooperation between Boeing and the National Space Agency should be signed by the end of October or early November of this year, before NASA delegation visit to Ukraine.

"Boeing sees us as a partner. The company is interested in continuing cooperation with Ukraine in the direction of sea launch. The company is also interested in our project of creating a new satellite that would help Ukraine implement telecommunications tasks," said Sabodash.

Earlier it was reported that "Ukroboronprom" (Ukrainian Defense Industry state-owned conglomerate) signed a contract to manufacture engines for Austrian aircraft.

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