Builders on the East has prepared the facilities at the spaceport for the winter, said General Director of the Russian space Agency, Dmitry Rogozin on Friday during the visit to Perm.
“Just sent me pictures from the East, all covered with snow, snowed, but we had already prepared, teplyaki put”, — said Rogozin.
He said that now there are already more than 1.2 thousand people, ends the construction of dwellings for them.
The second phase of construction of the Vostochny space centre involves the construction of the launch pad under a heavy launch vehicle “Angara-A5” and the related infrastructure. Digging under launch complex began in June this year.
Earlier, a source in the rocket and space industry told TASS that the second stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region — start under “the Hangar”, the command post and the fuel depot are being built ahead of schedule for about a month. In turn Rogozin confirmed to reporters that ahead of one of the objects is 1.5 months.
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