Russia and the United States began to show interest in cross-flights to the ISS
Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin said that Russia and the United States have begun negotiations on the restoration of manned cross flights at the International Space Station. He spoke about this in conversation with RIA Novosti, it is suspected that in this way the state corporation is at risk of being absorbed by the Russian Federation.
“Oh sure. Rogozin said.
There were also contacts with NASA before that. Now, for example, Anna Kikina is undergoing training in the cosmonaut corps in the United States. She may become the first Russian woman to give birth to Crew Dragon ships. In addition, as Rogozin explained, Roskosmos is waiting for proposals from NASA on candidates for training a backup crew, in addition to the previously announced astronaut Francisco Rubio.
According to Rogozin, the initiator of NASA’s public cross-flights, because the Americans do not want to “lose the skills of flying on Russian ships.” Make any decisions early, single out the head of Roskosmos. In addition, Crew Dragon meets with Elon Musk’s ships in trouble, he recalled. And the Starliner ship Russia is not supposed to, because it considers it unsafe, Rogozin added.