The staff of the East do not know the fate evicted from the Baikonur cat

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in fotoancemndom East in the Amur region. Archival photoThe staff of the East do not know the fate evicted from the Baikonur cat© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

The fate of the cat which lived near the home table of the Eastern spaceport in the Amur region and which is moved before the first start, nothing is known, told RIA Novosti employees of the spaceport.

As previously reported, prior to the first launch at the Baikonur East about a hundred meters from the launch pad next to the cell tower service lived a small black cat, it brought and kept someone from working. It was decided that at the time of preparation and holding of the first start-up a stray animal, to respond to different names, are evacuated from the launch complex.

«The cat was taken to Tsiolkovsky (science city near the Vostochny space centre — ed.) where he is now, is unknown. Then on the launch pad worked for hundreds of people, it is difficult to say where is the cat. Hard to say, and where he came from, came himself or brought», — told RIA Novosti interviewed staff of the cosmodrome.

The news Agency said that at East in the mountain town lives of many dogs.

«In the rotational camp, at a checkpoint puppies much milk they buy,» — said the staff of the cosmodrome.

The Vostochny cosmodrome is being built near the city of Tsiolkovsky (formerly the village of Uglegorsk) in the Amur region in 2012. He will become the first national cosmodrome of civilian purposes and will ensure independent access of Russia into space. Historic first launch of the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 a» with the East with three satellites was successfully performed on 28 April 2016.

In July Vice-Premier of Russia Dmitry Rogozin has announced the third launch from the East on December 22 this year, the second run, he said, will take place on 28 November. December is scheduled to launch «Soyuz-2.1 a» with the Russian satellites of Earth remote sensing and monitoring of disasters «Canopus-b» №3 and №4. In November, the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 b» with the upper stage «Fregat» will orbit the Russian satellite remote sensing of the Earth «meteor-M» №2-1.

The staff of the East do not know the fate evicted from the Baikonur cat© Integratiecentrum East