Work on the creation of a super-heavy rocket for flights to the Moon can be resumed after specifying the program

Work on the creation of a super-heavy rocket for flights to the Moon can be resumed after specifying the program

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Dmitry Baranov, General Director of the Samara Rocket and Space Center (RSC) Progress, told reporters that Russia is at the stage of technical design. stopped the development of a super-heavy rocket for flights to the moon.

According to him, “RCC” Progress “really stopped development work on” Elements of STK “, but it is possible that the development can be resumed after the program is clarified. Dmitry Baranov told about this in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Recall, as the site kp.ru wrote, last year Dmitry Rogozin, General Director of Roscosmos spoke about the project of creating a super-heavy-class launch vehicle, which was named “Yenisei”.

However, in January 2021 it became known that Space Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) recommended to the leadership of the Academy of Sciences and “Roskosmos” to postpone the work to a later date. The document noted that the project should work out the most breakthrough, promising and economically viable technologies.

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