"Cupid" and "Yenisei" will fly from Baikonur, "East"
VLADIVOSTOK. April 11. VOSTOK-MEDIA - an astronomical sum - more than 24 billion rubles allocated by the government on the development of space industry in the Russian Far East. The overwhelming majority of funds directed to the construction of the spaceport "East", RIA "Vostok-Media" in the press-service of administration of the Amur Region.
This is the first installment of the federal budget and it is planned to be in the next 3 years. That money will be received in full can be no doubt - examples of financing the construction of facilities for the Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014, APEC-2012 summit in Vladivostok and the World Championship in Russia 2018 reflect this.
About the beginning of the full funding of the project said the Far East, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Organizing Committee for the celebration of 50 years of space flight by Yuri Gagarin. This year alone, the national space program will be sent to about 115 billion rubles of federal budget funds. Scheduled a number of projects in space exploration. Chief among them will start full-scale construction of the first launch pad and the infrastructure of the new Russian cosmodrome "East." Also this year is scheduled for launch into orbit about 50 spacecraft. In addition, in 2011, will adopt a new federal program of development of the GLONASS system, calculated through 2020.