Under the launch complex of the Vostochny space centre found emptiness

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In the ground under the starting complex of the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2» at the Baikonur East found emptiness, their elimination will be spent 4.6 million rubles, the corresponding application Corporation «Roskosmos» were placed on the portal of public procurement.

The application States about the necessity of work on elimination of voids under the concrete base specpure mobile tower maintenance facility on the first launch complex of the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2».

The customer of works marked structural division of «Roscosmos» Center for exploitation of ground space infrastructure, and the implementation of the contract will company «the Adonis» from Blagoveshchensk, a contract for work was signed on 5 September.

How to build Oriental

The Vostochny space centre will become the first national cosmodrome of civilian purposes and to provide independent access of Russia into space. Previously the country was only the military Plesetsk cosmodrome.

Originally the spaceport was supposed to be used only for launching civilian spacecraft, but in 2017 the head of state Corporation «Roscosmos» has announced plans for joint use of the East with the Ministry of defense of Russia.

The construction of the cosmodrome was started in 2012 in the Amur region near the city of Tsiolkovsky in accordance with the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on November 6, 2007 and the order of the government of Russia dated 14 January 2009.

Construction of the first starting complex of the East ended in 2016 and the first launch from there was made on 28 April 2016, when the carrier rocket «Soyuz-2.1 a» was launched from Baikonur with three satellites.

Scandals during the construction of the East

The construction of the cosmodrome was accompanied by a number of loud criminal cases connected with corruption. Thus, the court arrested the head of one of the contractors working at Eastern, he was accused of receiving a bribe of one million rubles.

In addition, charges of various embezzlement and abuse has been indicted the former head of «Dalspetsstroy» Yuri chrisman, his son Michael Chrisman, and also the chief accountant of the enterprise Vladimir Ashikhmin and former speaker of the Khabarovsk regional Duma Viktor Chudov.

At the beginning of the year, the Center for exploitation of ground space infrastructure (TsENKI) has discovered new embezzlement during the construction of the Vostochny space centre, the violation was recorded by the security service center.

According to the source RIA Novosti in law enforcement, we are talking about the amount of 7.6 million rubles.

 

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