From the middle of the last century, Dnepropetrovsk region is perceived in the world as a space-rocket capital of Ukraine. For 70 years, "Southern" and "Pivdenmash" in close cooperation with other companies in the sector have developed and implemented in the production of four generations of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and 72 types of spacecraft. Launched into orbit more than 400 satellites of its own production. "
— Objects such as "Pivdenmash" — said Eugene Hoopoe — are the reference points of national and regional economies. This company provides Ukraine rightful place among the developed nations of the world. Thanks to the support of our President Viktor Yanukovych YuMZ sells new large-scale international projects, promising of which is the total of the Ukrainian-Brazilian project Antares using Dnepropetrovsk booster of the new generation of Cyclone-4.
"Pivdenmash" and design — is the story and the glory of Dnipropetrovsk. And, to convince Eugene Hoopoe, Dnepropetrovsk region, and guests should be able to see the pride of our land — rockets and satellites created by their fellow countrymen.
— We are opening a world region. So I took the initiative to establish a regional center of the permanent collection of the museum exhibit space O.Gonchara Dnipropetrovsk National University, which prepares highly skilled professionals for the space industry of Ukraine — said the president of the regional council. — Available space does not allow the university to equip a new venue worthy of the capital construction space. And we have a suggestion for the creation of the exhibition, to be called "Park missiles."
— Now the campus contains a unique exhibits. Exhibited for the limelight, they will play a number of important functions — education, research and tourism. We strive to make the characters space rocket Ukrainian capital were available for visitors to the area, and the descendants of those who created the space glory of the state — said Eugene Hoopoe.
Department of Public Relations and Press Regional Council
According to the Dnipropetrovsk regional council