Date: 9 months ago   Category: Cosmos

Russia recognized lack of money for the piloted astronautics


Now the Russian crew at the ISS consists of two, but not three people as earlier, because of lack of funds for start of the Progress freighters, the astronaut Oleg Kotov has told TASS. "At us two persons not fly because it is good but because there is no money for start of one more space freighter" — the expert has told. According to him, after reduction of number of the Russian crew time for carrying out experiments has decreased by 80 percent. Kotov has noted that the third Russian at the ISS will appear after start of the multipurpose laboratory Science module which is planned at the end of 2018. Materials on teme00:09 — on April 10, 2017 Doyekhalikto has ruined the Russian space branch Since spring of 2017 Roskosmos has reduced the number of the Russian crew of the station with three to two people. The state corporation has explained such decision with postponement of start of "Science". Roskosmos didn't manage to find persons interested to take a vacant place in "Union" which cargo containers began to occupy. Russia from the 2007th plans to send the Science module which has to be a part of the Russian segment to the ISS. As the reasons of transfer the malfunctions found in it are called. The new block is in the long term designed to become a basis for the national Russian space station. After "Science" to the ISS two more modules have to be started. The deputy head of Institute of medicobiological problems of RAS for science, the candidate of medical sciences Kotov has made three flights to the ISS and six times worked in an outer space. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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