Saturday, March 28, 2015

Roscosmos and NASA have agreed to create a new space station – RBC

View of Moscow from the International Space Station

Photo: Global Look Press

«Roscosmos together with NASA will work on the program for future space station. We will think and discuss joint projects. And it will be an open source project. It will involve not only the current members of the ISS. It will have an open character for all who want to join it “- quoted by Interfax news agency Komarova.

Mosquitoes also said that Roscosmos and NASA have agreed to extend the service life of the International Space Station until 2024. The parties have also decided to develop a common system to provide manned space programs.

Among other joint projects, as told at the same press conference, head of the US space agency, Charles Bolden, is considered a joint mission to Mars. At least, the parties agree not to duplicate the activities in this issue.

Bolden spoke about the future of their organization. According to him, NASA will go on public funding, seeking to commercialize space activities.

Topic commercialization of flights affected and mosquitoes. He suggested that Russian music and movie stars to become space tourists, and follow the example of the singer Sarah Brightman, which runs an intensive one month training course. It is assumed that it will be the eighth space tourist.


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