[FPSPACE] article on Brazil's space program..
Thu, 26 Jun 2003 19:32:13 -0400
Sorry to say, but it is not happening. Dnepr is actually R-36M UTTKh
missile, designed for launch from silos, and it is totally different from
Tsyklon-4. All R-36Ms are stored in Russia, not Ukraine.
To make matters worse, the US signaled that it would not allow US-built
satellites exports to Brazil. We are yet to see how Ukraine and Brazil are
going to solve that.
On 6/26/03 5:42 PM, "Allen Thomson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If they do this, which I greatly doubt they will, they'd also be able to
> launch the SS-18-derived Dnepr vehicles. Dneprs are, more or less, grown-up
> SS-9-derived Tsiklons.
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