Russia and China have agreed to launch in 2007 a 10-year space cooperation plan with a focus on joint development of major projects, such as a joint lunar exploration and landing on Mars, the Zhongguo Tongxun She news agency reported. The two sides agreed to
An international manned flight to Mars could be possible by 2030, the Russian Space Agency said on Monday. The agency head Anatoly Perminov was quoted by Itar-Tass news agency as saying a Mars mission will be preceded by manned flights to the Moon.
Russia has suggested a project to the international community to explore outer space using nuclear installations to send a manned expedition to Mars in 2017, a top Russian scientist said. Speaking at a Moscow international conference on nuclear power in space, the vice president of the Kurchatov Institute scientific center, Nikolai Ponomarev-Stepnoy, said Russia offered the participants of the Mars flight
New Russian space shuttle called Kliper will be exhibited at the Le Bourget Air Show in June, 2005. Kliper made by the Russian corporation Energia may be used for flights to the International Space Station and also to the Moon, the head of the Russian Space Agency, Anatoly Perminov, was quoted by ITAR-TASS news agency as saying. It also can land at common airdromes, he said.
Russia is planning to launch a spacecraft to one of Mars
Russia will resume construction of a new section of the International Space Station (ISS) and will cease being a free
Russian and European specialists, in planning for a piloted mission to Mars, are preparing an experiment that would put six or seven humans on a space ship that would simulate life on Mars. Valery Polyakov, a Russian scientist and biologist, was quoted as saying that the Institute for Biomedical Problems in Moscow was planning the so-called
The Russian company Aviation Space Systems has developed a project for a piloted space mission to Mars, which may be undertaken as early as 2009, an executive from the company told Interfax Friday. The landing mission will involve six cosmonauts, the news agency reported. Oleg Alexandrov, the general director of the company, said that the project would cost less than all its predecessors.