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Russia Cuts Space Spending Forecast, Dumps Super Heavy Booster

March 27, 2015

Inaugural Angara A5 launch (Credit: Khrunichev)
With Russia facing a severe economic downturn, Roscosmos’ 10-year spending plan for 2016-2025 will be cut by 10 percent to 3.4 trillion rubles ($58.6 billion).

Source: www.parabolicarc.com

Russia axes their equivalent of an SLS-class booster, for lack of funds to develop it.

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