Russia will resume talks with the United States on the project of a lunar station

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the Russian Federation will return to negotiations with the United States by the American lunar Gateway station. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the General Director “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin.

“We have confirmed American colleagues, who sent us a draft Memorandum that we are ready to participate in negotiations,” – said the expert.

According to Rogozin, the Russian side aimed to find principles that “work when making complex decisions”. In the interests of the country first and foremost is the study of the moon’s surface.

the United States earlier announced the start of work on the construction of a lunar space station. In 2017, Russia’s Roscosmos and NASA have discussed joint participation in the development, but later the Russian side has withdrawn from the project.

Dmitry Rogozin during the final press conference of 2019 at the Vostochny space centre said that the modules for the ISS, which is now developing in Russia, unable to leave the Land. If necessary, they can be rebuilt for use on the lunar station.

the Head of “Roskosmos” has also presented the idea of a space module is an Elevator to deliver cargo from the orbit of the moon on its surface. Universal design, in the case of the project, plan to use and for commercial orders.

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