TYAZHMASH concluded agreement on equipment creation for the second stage of spaceport Vostochny

June 6, 2017

In June JSC TYAZHMASH and FSUE TsENKI — R&D Establishment Of Launching Complexes Named After V. P. Barmin concluded the agreement on development of documentation and creation of umbilical tower for the second stage of spaceport Vostochny. The first launch will take place not later than 2021. TYAZHMASH will finish work by 2019. The price of equipment to be produced is about five bln roubles.

An umbilical tower is a composite and multi-purpose structure with height of more than fifty-five meters and weight of more than 1500 tons. It is designed for holding of launch vehicle during preparation to launch and refuelling as well as for installation of various communications. The unique analogue of this item has been installed at Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

The experienced employees of JSC TYAZHMASH including design engineers participated in designing of umbilical tower for Plesetsk Cosmodrome are engaged in new project. Specialists of TYAZHMASH will develop new assembly and welding technologies.