August 28, 2021
The Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS) will be the prototype of the modules that, with a large number of specialists, will go to other planets in decades. This was announced by the general director of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin.
ROSS - Russian Orbital Service Station
“In fact, the new station will be a prototype of modules that in the future, in decades, will reach other planets not just by crews, but by a large number of specialists that will be required to master these planets of the solar system,” Rogozin said, congratulating the Rocket and Space Corporation. Energy ”on its 75th anniversary.
According to the head of Roscosmos, the new station will be radically different from what exists today. She will exercise full control not only of what is under the station, but also of outer space.
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“The task is extremely difficult. It will, of course, be associated with the training of fundamentally new specialists in the cosmonaut corps," he noted.
Rogozin in an interview with TASS said that he had sent a letter to Borisov with a detailed roadmap for the project and materials from the Presidium of the Scientific and Technical Council of Roscosmos. He clarified that the inclination of the ROSS orbit (51.6 degrees or 97-98 degrees) will be determined during the preliminary design.
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Related links (in Russian):
ROSCOSMOS Press Release: https://www.roscosmos.ru/32344/
Russian orbital station: https://www.roscosmos.ru/tag/rossiyskaja-orbital_naja-stancija/
RSC Energia: https://www.roscosmos.ru/tag/rkk-ehnergija/
Image, Video, Text, Credits: ROSCOSMOS/RSC Energia/Orbiter.ch Aerospace/Roland Berga.