AlfaStrakhovanie will protect the risks when launching the carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG”, transport manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-03” (No. 733) and its docking with the International space station. About it reports a press-service of the insurance company.
AlfaStrakhovanie won the tender for the right to insure risks of the launch vehicle “Soyuz-FG” and manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-03”, as well as docking of the manned transport spacecraft “Soyuz MS-03” with the International space station (ISS), organized by the Public Corporation of space activities “Roscosmos”. The contract price amounted to 98,5 million rubles, the sum insured for 2.5 billion rubles.
“Soyuz MS-03 is the” Russian manned spacecraft, launch of which is scheduled for November 17, 2016 from Baikonur cosmodrome. This will be the 130th flight of a manned Soyuz spacecraft, whose first flight took place in 1967
“This year the Russian market showed an increased interest in insurance of space risks, which in turn creates more competition in the ongoing tenders, commented Dmitry Rynkevich, Executive Director of the Department on work with enterprises of civil aviation and the aerospace industry JSC “AlfaStrakhovanie”. “During the year we participated in several competitions, and in the end our efforts were not in vain. We are proud to have obtained the right to provide insurance coverage to the launch of the transport manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-03″ to the ISS”.