30 Jun 2020 17:39

Angara rocket may get reusable stages - Roscosmos

MOSCOW. June 30 (Interfax) - The Roscosmos state corporation is looking at the option of creating a modification of the Angara-A5VM carrier rocket with reusable stages, the corporation said.

"On June 30, modifications were made to the government contract on the Amur research and development project that included upgrading and further developing the family (designing the Angara-A5M, an upgraded version of Angara A5 rockets) and developing a concept design for the Angara-A5V, a heavy-lift rocket (with an oxygen-hydrogen third stage). This will include considering the option of creating an Angara-A5VM rocket with reusable stages," Roscosmos said.