MOSCOW, March 4 / TASS /. Russia is beginning to design the Venus-D automated interplanetary stations, stated the director of the Institute for House Analysis of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Lev Zelyony, including that negotiations with the contractors had been underway.
“We’re beginning the technical design of the venture. An essential assembly between RAS and the administration of Roscosmos has taken place; now we have decided, specifically, on the venereal program,” Zelyony stated.
In accordance with the scientist RAS, the principle contours of the Russian venereal program will take form throughout the present design. Step one in planetary exploration would be the launch of the Venus-D automated interplanetary station. The venture contractors are Lavochkin NPO and the House Analysis Institute. Conception can take two years, Zelyony speculated.
“We hope that the primary spacecraft will fly to Venus in 2029,” the scientist stated.
The Venereal program goals to ship the soil of the planet to the Earth. It would happen after touchdown, exploring the touchdown space and inspecting the soil specimen.
In 2020, Zelyony instructed TASS that Russia is planning a brand new Venus exploration program, which is able to contain the launch of no less than three science spacecraft. The Venus-D would grow to be the primary expedition, slated for the late 2020s, he stated on the time, including that Russia’s final venereal program befell throughout the Soviet Union period.
Earlier, Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin stated Russia plans to ship its personal Venereal Mission, apart from the joint US-Russian Venus-D venture. Roscosmos harassed that Russia doesn’t refuse to cooperate with america on the Venus-D venture, however plans to chorus from any large-scale worldwide cooperation on this mission.