Russia reiterates that it has no intention to stop selling the U.S. its rocket engines


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Russia officials today repeated that they will continue to sell Russian rocket engines to American companies, despite the sanctions imposed on their country because of the Ukrainian situation.

Meanwhile, there’s this story about the budget squeeze in the U.S. that makes it difficult to produce an American-made engine for the Atlas 5 rocket.

One comment

  • Kelly Starks

    Perhaps they overplayed the “we’ll cut off your engines and space access” card?

    Eiather way though. Good engines cost a lot to develop. A good fraction of the cost of the vehicles they will power. So its not a quick cheep little project.

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