Being at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements, Vladimir Putin spoke about plans to begin testing the latest domestic super-heavy rocket. According to the president, the trials will begin in 2028 year.
President of the Russian Federation:
Super heavy rocket, the first test is planned in 10 years. We need to simultaneously create a platform for such a rocket.
Earlier it was reported that plans for sending spacecraft to Mars and more distant planets could be realized with the help of a promising extra-heavy rocket.
The new center "Cosmonautics and Aviation" at VDNKh officially opens its doors to visitors from tomorrow.
The press service of Roskosmos informs that this is a project implemented in cooperation with the VDNKh JSC, ORKK JSC, the military-industrial complex of the Russian Federation, the Government of Moscow, Rostec Group of Companies, PJSC UAC, etc.
From the message press service:
In the historic building - the famous pavilion "Cosmos", built in 1939 year, the creation of a unique world-class multifunctional exhibition and educational center is being completed. 28 enterprises of the rocket-space and aviation industries take part in the creation of the exposition. 118 exhibits have already been installed at the Center, including unique large-size mock-ups and full-scale samples of space technology - the Almaz automatic orbital station, the MIR orbital complex, rocket engines, the MAKS aerospace system, as well as the most significant projects of Russian cosmonautics . In addition, visitors can see a sample of the lunar soil of the GEOKHI RAS, delivered by the Soviet space station Luna-16 and Luna-20, as well as the Vostok descent vehicle, provided for temporary display - it was the first time in Russia was exhibited at the ROSCOSMOS exposition in the Multimedia Art Museum. The formation of a multimedia center for cosmonautics and aviation continues - ROSKOSMOS enterprises (Khrunichev Center, RCS, TsENKI, NPO Energomash, NII KP, NPO Lavochkina, RSC Energia) plan to transfer to the new museum a number of technological samples, components and assemblies of rocket and space technology.