25 Aug 2009 17:17

Putin demands implementation of Angara project

NOVO-OGARYOVO. Aug 25 (Interfax) - Great attention should be paid to a project aimed at developing the Angara launch vehicles, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

"As for specific projects, special attention should be paid to the universal series of Angara launch vehicles, as well as the development of fundamentally new navigation, communications, Earth remote sensing and weather satellites," Putin told a session addressing a structural reorganization of Russia's space rocket industry.