Russia needs super-heavy rockets as part of future space defense arsenal - Energia chief

November 2013
Russia & FSU General News;11/15/2013, p1
KOROLYOV, near Moscow. Nov 15 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia will need super-heavy rockets that can put payloads of 80 to 100 tonnes into orbit in order to protect itself from possible future space weapons, said the president of the Energia Rocket and Space Corporation.


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