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Ukraine-Russia Cyclone-4 project to be completed without Russia

Russia has refused to participate in the Ukrainian-Brazilian project on launching the Cyclone-4 space vehicles from the spaceport Alcantara in Brazil, the director of the National Space Agency of Ukraine Yuriy Alekseyev told the press.
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The International project of establishment of "Cyclone-4" - the main area of space activities of Ukraine

The project under the "Treaty between Ukraine and the Federative Republic of Brazil on long-term cooperation in the use of rocket-Cyclone-4 at the Alcantara Launch Centre" dated October 21, 2003. The contract ratified by the Law of Ukraine dated 4 February 2004 # 1429-IV and the Legislative Decree of the National Congress of Brazil dated 17 September 2004 # 776.
According to the Treaty Ukraine ensures the development of launch vehicle and prepares manufacturing base for its production. Brazil provides a common infrastructure of the Alcantara Launch Centre (seaport, airport, command posts, roads, system software, etc.). Ukraine and Brazil on a parity basis create ground base for rocket launches of the Cyclone-4 ". For this purpose in August 2007 was formed the Ukrainian-Brazilian company "Alcantara Cyclone Space".

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CLA, Alcantara Space Center, Maranhao, Brasil -2.2800     -44.3800 0.0200 1994 Aug 19   AEB
VLS pad, Alcantara                            -2.2800     -44.3800 0.0200 1997 Nov  2   AEB
HAD launcher, CL Alcantara                    -2.3147     -44.3677 0.0001 1994 Aug 19   AEB
MRL launcher, CL Alcantara                    -2.3150     -44.3677 0.0001 1994 Aug 19   AEB
RAG launcher, CL Alcantara                    -2.3148     -44.3675 0.0001 1994 Aug 19   AEB
UL launcher, CL Alcantara                     -2.3160     -44.3676 0.0001 1994 Aug 19   AEB


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The Centro de Lançamento de Alcântara (CLA) is a satellite launching base in the city of Alcântara, located on Brazil's northern Atlantic coast, in the state of Maranhão.

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Latitude: -2.38186267316, Longitude: -44,3729262679

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