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JSC TYAZHMASH began mechanical processing of metal structures for spaceport Vostochny

November 23, 2018

On the 17th of November, specialists of JSC TYAZHMASH proceeded to process metal structures of the first unit for umbilical tower being produced during construction of the second stage of spaceport Vostochny. The weight of one item is about 30 tons, and height is 3.3 meters. It consists of two types of heavy-wall pipes.

After mechanical processing, the metal structure will pass other processing steps. In total, TYAZHMASH will manufacture 44 elements. The complete assembly is possible only at the spaceport, but intermediate mounting will be carried out at TYAZHMASH production facilities.

The umbilical tower will be installed at the second launching complex of spaceport Vostochny and will be used for heavy launch vehicles Angara. The key state project is under the control of Roscosmos.