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Russia: First launch from Vostochny cosmodrome to be delayed

18 14.10.2015 Инфо

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the postponement of the first launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome in 2016 during a meeting with government officials in charge of its construction in Blagoveshchensk, Wednesday. Putin told the officials to try to prepare for the first launch by spring of 2016, stating that "If you will be able to do it by the Cosmonautics Day it will be good." Earlier the Russian President visited the construction site of the space-launch complex alongside the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Rogozin.