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Module for the assembly of interplanetary vehicles

To create this construction the agency needs 3.6 billion rubles.

This was stated in the draft Federal Space Program (FCP) for the years of 2016-2025, which the agency sent to the Russian government for approval, reports “Interfax”.

Module-berth with two manipulators, according to the plans of Roscosmos, will be used as a platform for the construction in the earth orbital of large spaceships, including interplanetary.

In 2021 the agency is planning to prepare a preliminary design of the module, and in 2022 – all working documentation. Ground testing of the installation Roscosmos is planning to conduct in 2023. Its weight is estimated at eight tons, and the operating life – 10 years.

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