The rocket is made in the river.
The rocket put into orbit the ship with cargo for the ISS. In the manufacture of “Antares” was attended by experts from the Dnieper river, Kyiv, Zaporizhzhya, Kharkiv and Chernihiv.
The launch took place on 15 February from the space flight Center at wallops island in the United States. About it censor.net.ua reports citing the press service of the CB “South.”
The booster consists of two steps and space cargo ship Cygnus. The basic construction of the first stage PH, Antares has developed a CB “southern” and made ON “southern machine-building plant them. A. N. Makarov” in cooperation with enterprises of Kharkov, Kiev, Zaporozhye and Chernigov.
The rocket put into orbit cargo ship Cygnus. He order NASA delivered to the ISS almost 4 tons of cargo, including mobile laboratory SpaceLab for the cultivation of tissues and cells, and the space greenhouse in which to grow a radish.
“The project “Antares” — a good example of cooperation of space industry enterprises of Ukraine in international space projects and successful activities in the global market”, — noted in KB “southern”.