Russia has made significant progress in the development of unique technologies for nuclear space energy and is ahead of its competitors by 6-7 years. This was announced on Wednesday by the President Vladimir Putin at a meeting on the development of the space industry in Sochi, the TV channel reports “Russia 24”…
At present, Russia is working on the idea of building a service orbital station, Vladimir Putin continued.
The President recalled that in accordance with the current international flight of the space station, it should be completed in 2024.
According to Putin, the extension of the service life ISS perhaps, but you need to “look beyond the horizon of the current decade.” The country has challenges in the study of long-distance, as well as national infrastructure development and the development of vast territories, including the Arctic zone.
Russia is currently participating in research and scientific work aboard the ISS.
Putin drew attention to the need to strengthen the ground infrastructure for the development of domestic space exploration. This will increase the number launches racket.
Putin expects to hear about the future plans of the Vostochny cosmodrome, taking into account the new manned system.