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The first launch of the LV Alpha

The first launch of the LV Alpha

Today on the 3 September, at 4:59 Kyiv time, the first test launch of the light launch vehicle Alpha took place from the launch pad at the US Vandenberg Space Force Base, located in Santa Barbara County, California.   The launch vehicle exceeded the speed of sound and overcame the moment of greatest aerodynamic drag […]

Successful launch of the Vega LV

Successful launch of the Vega LV

Today, August 17, at 04:47 Kyiv time, a successful launch of the Vega light class launch vehicle took place from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana.   As part of the VV19 mission, the Pleiades Neo 4 spacecraft weighing about 920 kg was launched by the launch vehicle. The satellite was launched by order of […]

Successful launch of the Antares LV

Successful launch of the Antares LV

Today, on August 11, at 1:01 a.m. Kyiv time, another successful launch of the Antares launch vehicle from the Wallops Cosmodrome (Virginia) took place.   This time, the NG-16 mission’s Cygnus spacecraft is named after Ellison Onizuka, the first American Asian astronaut, who died during the Shuttle Challenger launch.   The NG-16 mission is being […]

Model for FireFly Aerospace

Model for FireFly Aerospace

Yesterday, the tenth of August, a dimensional and docking model of the first stage of the medium-range launch vehicle “Beta” was sent to the customer.   The model was made at YUZHMASH under a contract with FireFly Aerospace, Inc. and in accordance with its design documentation. The product will simulate the docking of two to […]

Visit of the FireFly delegation

Visit of the FireFly delegation

On the thirtieth of July, YUZHMASH was visited by a delegation from the FireFly company, USA, consisting of Russell Shea Ferring, Senior Vice President of Spacecraft, and engineer Roman Lukavsky.   The guests got acquainted with the shop of the main assembly of launch vehicles, where they inspected samples of rocket and space technology.   […]

Signing of the memorandum

Signing of the memorandum

On the sixteenth of July, in the framework of acquaintance with the enterprises of the Ukrainian space industry YUZHMASH was visited by the delegation of the company «National Building & Marketing Co.», Saudi Arabia headed by the Chairman of the Ukrainian-Arab Cooperation Council Mr. Talal Murad Al-As.The delegation was accompanied by the Chairman of the […]

Visit of the delegation of the United Arab Emirates

Visit of the delegation of the United Arab Emirates

On July 16, YUZHMASH was visited by Mr. Khalid Abdullah Mubarak Albuainain Al Mazrouei, Advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, President of EDGE on Strategic Projects. The guest was accompanied by the Head of the State Space Agency of Ukraine Volodymyr Taftay.   During the visit, the […]

Visit of a delegation from Switzerland

Visit of a delegation from Switzerland

On July 15, a delegation of DAES Industries, Switzerland, visited YUZHMASH, consisting of the director of Plewinski Francois Florimond Edmond and the deputy director of Pokrovskyi Serhii Yevhenovych. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the production facilities of the enterprise and discuss possible cooperation.   YUZHMASH specialists acquainted the guests with […]

“Aviasvit-XXI” exhibition announcement

“Aviasvit-XXI” exhibition announcement

From 15 to 18 June 2021 in Kiev on the territory of the International Exhibition Center (Brovarsky Ave. 15, the tube station “Livoberezhna​”) will be the XII International Aviation and Space Salon “AVIASVIT-XXI”.   In the exhibition context YUZHMASH represents: liquid rocket engine RD-843 “Vega” combustion chamber of the liquid rocket engine RD-8 of the […]