Le nouveau directeur de l'agence spatiale ukrainienne a donné une conférence de presse qui fait le point sur tous les projets en cours:
The press conference the Director General of NSA YS Alekseeva [Traduction automatique]
April 14, 2010 in Kiev held a press conference the Director General of NSA Yuri Sergeyevich Alexeyev, dedicated to the main results of space activities in Ukraine in 2009 and plans for 2010, according to the Space-Inform.
The main topic of the press conference:
- The outcome of the space industry in 2009 and tasks for 2010;
- Plans to launch Ukrainian carrier rockets "Dnepr" and "Zenith" in 2010;
- Preparations for the launch of a new Ukrainian satellite remote sensing "Sich-2";
- The progress of the project "Dnipro", "Land Launch", "Cyclone-4";
- Participation of the industry in the establishment of the carrier rocket Taurus-2.
Excerpts from the responses to questions from reporters Alekseeva, published in electronic tapes Ukrainian media:
RBC-Ukraine. Space industry, serving Russian orders, increase production in 2010-2011. 20%.
"The volume of production space industry of Ukraine were always meant to 75-80% for Russia. Today this trend continues. According to our instrumentation plants - on "Kievpribor and Kharkov Kommunar - we expect output growth in 2010-2011, the 20%. This is due to the fact that this year will be the last year of flight of Space Shuttle, and the burden of servicing the International Space Station will be on the Russia - on the Soyuz spacecraft and "Progress". We are party to manufacture devices for these vehicles, so at the expense of what will increase the number of manned and transport ships - these two plants will be additional production volumes in these enterprises will upload a decent part of Russia ", - Yu said Alexeyev. He also said that prior to 2015 should be made 10-11 Soyuz and Progress ", which ensures load the space industry "Kievpribor" and "Kommunar.
RBC-Ukraine. Ukrainian-Brazilian joint venture Alcantara Cyclone Space "received a preliminary environmental permit to begin work on the home page site for the project to launch Ukrainian carrier rockets "Cyclone-4" with a view to launching into Earth orbit satellites for various purposes.
"Big step forward in comparison with the previous time - we are three days ago, finally received a preliminary environmental permit to begin work on the launch. Until then walked all sorts of environmental studies. This joint victory of Ukraine and Brazil that we have overcome all the bureaucratic hurdles and received a license to start operations ", - said Yuri Alexeev.
At the same time, Yuri Alexeyev said that at this point in the project "Cyclone-4" is the delay. "If we talk about technology, but today we are a little behind in the creation of separate elements, but I think that after our meeting in Brazil we call the approximate date of first launch" - promised Yuri Alexeev.
In general, the head of NSA, the successful implementation of a joint project with Brazil, "Cyclone-4", will allow Ukraine to reach a new level of development of space industry and strengthen its position in the global market.
Ukrinform. This year's planned five launches rocket "Dnepr" and two by a Zenit-3SLB "program" Land Launch.
On the program "Land Launch will be made two flights in the interests of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Of the five planned launch of a rocket "Dnepr" has already taken place in early April. At the same time, Yuri Alexeyev said that in connection with the declared bankruptcy of Sea Launch, launches a Zenit-3SL "likely to resume next year.
In 2009, carried out 6 carrier rockets of Ukrainian origin, during which the orbit were removed 11 spacecraft.
RBC-Ukraine. In Moscow, opened the session of the intergovernmental subcommittee on space.
"Representatives of the NSA, CB South and Kharkov NIIR - flew to Moscow for the subcommittee on space. On the Russian side, the meeting will be headed by Viktor Remishevsky, Deputy Head of Federal Space Agency. On the Ukrainian side delivered 4 major issue. First - how to accelerate the signing of an agreement on GLONASS. The second issue - the Russian State Duma ratified the agreement not to transfer missile technology. The third question - preparation of documents on the protection of intellectual property. And the 4 question - joint support program "Dnipro", - said Yuri Alexeev.
He said the subcommittee meeting includes discussion of a broader range of issues, but these 4 questions will be discussed by the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Russian commission, which meets at the Summit will begin in Moscow on 22 April.