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Antares rocket, built by Ukraine and the U.S., launched cargo ship to space station

The ship should deliver to the International Space Station about 3.7 thousand kg of cargo
19:32, 3 November 2019
 
November 2, the Antares launch vehicle, built by Ukrainians and Americans, launched the Signus cargo ship into space. This is reported by Yuzhne Design Bureau, which took part in the creation of the rocket.

The rocket was successfully launched from the Space Flight Center on Wallops Island, the United States.

The cargo ship should deliver to the International Space Station about 3.7 thousand kg of cargo ordered by NASA - provisions and things for the crew, materials for scientific research, equipment for a magnetic alpha spectrometer, equipment for the station and spacewalk, computers. The docking with the ISS is scheduled for November 4.

 
Since the main developer, the American Orbital company, did not have enough experience working with large-capacity liquid steps, this section was entrusted to the Ukrainian Design Bureau Yuzhne, which at one time developed the famous Zenit launch vehicles used in the Marine and Land Launch programs. The tasks of Yuzhne Design Bureau included the development and control of the production of fuel system elements and related equipment. The first stage engine RD-181 was developed and manufactured by the Russian NPO Energomash, but the second stage is completely American and provided by the defense aerospace company Alliant Techsystems, Inc.
 
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