Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Yuri Borisov, He said Moscow seeks to withdraw from the International Space Station From 2025 to create their own project, the TV channel reported Russia 1.
“Russia plans to establish its own national space station. The International Space Station is seriously outdated and the government is offering to talk to foreign partners in advance.” Noting that the decision was taken on April 12, World Aviation and Space Day, in a meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
However, it has been mentioned that Russia to conduct a technical review of the International Space Station It will notify its final decision: “There is more and more information about technical malfunctions. To avoid any danger in the event of an emergency, it is necessary to conduct a technical inspection of the plant. In the end, make a decision and sincerely warn the partners,” The Russian Deputy Prime Minister’s Office reported.
For its part, the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos He indicated that negotiations on future cooperation within the framework of the IEE project could start after 2024.
“We have an agreed upon working period with the International Space Station partners on the station in 2024. After this period, the decision will be made on the basis of the technical status of the station units, most of which have reached the end of their useful life. We have also planned to deploy a new generation of national orbital stations.” , Reads the state company statement.
Likewise, Roscosmos emphasized that when relevant decisions are taken, negotiations will begin with partners on terms and forms of subsequent cooperation.
With information from RT.