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Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome (updates)

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Draggendrop    5,747

 

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#КанопусВ: Space Rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a" was taken to the launch complex of the Cosmodrome #Восточный and installed on the starting system.

 

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This is a cold weather launch site.....they have a site to be proud of.

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Unobscured Vision    2,666

Vostochny is a seriously cool facility and getting bigger/better all the time. Imagine how it'll be when completed ... :yes: 

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27.12.2018. Cosmodrome #Восточный 2 minutes before the contact "Rise!" LV "Soyuz-2.1 a" with the spacecraft "Canopus-V" number 5 and 6. Shooting from the spacecraft "resource-P" number 1.

 

 

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#КанопусВ: Photo Chronicle of launch of the launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1, December 27, 2018 from the cosmodrome Vostochny 👉 https://bit.ly/2VdUhIW

 

 

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This is one of these impressive images contained in this sites listing...

 

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Video of launch of the launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1 A with a booster block "frigate", spacecraft "Canopus-V" № 5 and № 6, as well as with 26 satellites, displayed as a passing payload. All devices are brought to the calculated orbits!

 

 

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This complex is my favorite cold weather play station....it is awesome.....

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DocM    16,486

/sigh....

 

RD-191, which is 1/4 of the 4-chambered RD-170.

 

Reuters...

 

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Russian scientists find defect in new heavy lift space rocket engine

(Reuters) - Scientists have discovered a defect in the engines of Russia's new flagship heavy lift space rocket that could destroy it in flight, an apparent setback to a project President Vladimir Putin has said is vital for national security.

The Angara A5, which was test-launched in 2014, is being developed to replace the Proton M as Russia's heavy lift rocket, capable of carrying payloads bigger than 20 tonnes into orbit. A launch pad for the new rocket is due to open in 2021.

In July, Putin said the Angara A5 had "huge significance" for the country's defense and called on space agency Roscosmos to work more actively on it and to meet all its deadlines.
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The paper, reported by RIA news agency on Friday and published online, said the engines of the Angara A5 could produce low frequency oscillations that could ultimately destroy the rocket.

A special valve had been fitted to mitigate the issue, but in some cases the oscillations continued, it said. Energomash did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
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RIA reports a reasonance occurs when it throttles below 38%, and mitigations sometimes do not work.

 

https://ria.ru/20190118/1549528681.html

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Unobscured Vision    2,666

Those low-throttle oscillation/harmonic conditions can be a pain to sort out. Fix it at one level and it crops up at another. We know all too well what those oscillation problems can spell for budding Programs ... just ask the Ares/Constellation folks. :no: 

 

Hopefully they'll figure this out, or simply workaround by not going below 39% thrust unless they're in MECO/BECO.

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DocM    16,486

Like, owww....

 

 

 

 

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Unobscured Vision    2,666

Ooof. :no: 

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Ouch! A dispatch from TASS reports that the Russian state wants to terminate its contract with the company responsible for the extension of the Vostochny site (and the construction of Angara facilities) signed in 2018.

 

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Unobscured Vision    2,666

Oh wow. :no: 

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Meet RD-171MB, the "Tsar-Engine".

 

 

246 000 horsepower.

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