Source Pravda.Ru

World's most powerful rocket engine assembled near Moscow

The first RD-171MV engine for the Soyuz-5 spaceship was assembled at Energomash research and production complex near Moscow. The engine is currently being prepared for trials. Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russian Space Agency Roscosmos said that this rocket engine in second-to-none.

The RD-171MV engine was developed on the basis of the RD-170, the most powerful liquid engine in the world, the modifications of which were used in the Soviet super-heavy rocket Energia. The RD-171MV uses only Russian elements.

The first RD-171MV engine is to be delivered in 2021, while the launch of the Soyuz-5 rocket is scheduled for 2022.

The development of the new Russian rocket based on the Russian-Ukrainian Zenit rocket began in 2016. The carrier will be capable of delivering up to 17 tons of payload into low near-earth orbit, and up to 2,5 tons  - into geostationary orbit.

The cost of the Soyuz-5 launch is believed to be around $60 million. Roscosmos believes that the new Russian rocket will become competition to Elon Musk's Falcon 9 and European Ariane 6 rockets.

Photo: Twitter/@Rogozin

About 95% of Putin's Address to the Federal Assembly was devoted to social issues, but he also spoke about Russia's military power, her state-of-the-art weapons, and did not miss a chance to intimidate the United States.

Putin addresses social issues, threatens USA with Russia's new missiles in his 15th Federal Assembly speech

About 95% of Putin's Address to the Federal Assembly was devoted to social issues, but he also spoke about Russia's military power, her state-of-the-art weapons, and did not miss a chance to intimidate the United States.

Putin addresses social issues, threatens USA with Russia's new missiles in his 15th Federal Assembly speech
Comments
The Documented Ancient Construction Method of The Great Pyramid
Shamans burn five camels in sacrifice ritual to make Russia stronger
The Documented Ancient Construction Method of The Great Pyramid
Homosexuality and the Decline in American Values
Venezuela's Supreme Court v. US Attempted Coup
Putin addresses social issues, threatens USA with Russia's new missiles in his 15th Federal Assembly speech
Putin addresses social issues, threatens USA with Russia's new missiles in his 15th Federal Assembly speech
Venezuela's Supreme Court v. US Attempted Coup
Trump Reportedly to Declare a National Emergency for Border Wall Funding
Shamans burn five camels in sacrifice ritual to make Russia stronger
Shamans burn five camels in sacrifice ritual to make Russia stronger
Russia's S-400 missiles lost in storm during transportation to China
Idlib Province Syria: Infested with US-Supported Terrorists
Shamans burn five camels in sacrifice ritual to make Russia stronger
Shamans burn five camels in sacrifice ritual to make Russia stronger
Russia's S-400 missiles lost in storm during transportation to China
Putin addresses social issues, threatens USA with Russia's new missiles in his 15th Federal Assembly speech
The Hypocrisy of the Chinese World Dog Show
The Hypocrisy of the Chinese World Dog Show
The Hypocrisy of the Chinese World Dog Show
The Hypocrisy of the Chinese World Dog Show