Dnepr rocket carriers launches may be allowed again

18:47, 06 November 2006
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The Space Agency of Ukraine hopes

The National Space Agency of Ukraine hopes that the launches of Dnepr rocket carriers will be allowed till the end of November.

      According to an UNIAN correspondent, Agency’s director general Yuri Alekseyev claimed this to a press conference in Kyiv today.

      “We hope that in the second decade of November, the ban on launches of Dnepr rocket carriers will be lifted”, he said.

      According to his information, in the nearest future the documents will be signed, assessing the losses, suffered by the Kazakh side as a result of the crash during a Dnepr launch. He stressed that the Ukrainian side will not reimburse the losses.

      As UNIAN reported earlier, a crash took place during the launch of a Dnepr rocket carrier from Baykonur cosmodrome on 26 June 2006.

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