According to the head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin, the second document that will be sent to the government will be a version of the lunar program using a four-launch flight scheme on the Angara launch vehicle"
ST. PETERSBURG, June 16. /TASS/. Roscosmos together with the leadership of the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia on Wednesday will consider the roadmap for the creation of the Russian orbital service station (ROSS), then the document will be sent to the government. This was reported to TASS by the Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin.
"Today, in Moscow, we are considering together with the management of the Energia Corporation the issue of a roadmap for the creation of an orbital service station. Immediately after it is considered, we send this document to the government, " he said on the sidelines of the Global Conference on Space Exploration GLEX-2021.
According to the head of Roscosmos, the second document that will be sent to the government will be a version of the lunar program using a four-launch flight scheme on the Angara launch vehicle.
"In general, we plan to submit all the necessary documents to the military-Industrial Complex board for consideration by the end of June," Rogozin added.
Earlier, the Director General of Roscosmos reported that the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia was tasked with ensuring the readiness of the first module for ROSS in 2025, it will be a scientific and energy module, which was previously supposed to be launched to the ISS in 2024.
The inclination of the prospective Russian space station will be 97-98 degrees. It will pass through the entire Earth every two days, and in the Arctic region it will be every hour and a half, which is important for supporting the Northern Sea Route. The preliminary design of the new station will begin before the end of the summer.
The Global Conference on Space Exploration is being held in St. Petersburg from June 14 to 18. It was originally scheduled to take place on June 9-11, 2020, but was postponed to 2021 due to the pandemic. The Forum is held annually in different countries.