RSC "Energia" plans to send tourists to the moon in 2022

Date:

2017-02-22 11:00:05

Views:

554

Rating:

1Like 0Dislike

Share:

RSC

General Director of rocket and space Corporation «Energy» Vladimir Solntsev said in an interview with RIA «news» that the PKK will soon offer flights to the moon. Such services, according to him, the Corporation can begin to provide in the coming years. It is assumed that the first flights to the moon, tourists will be able to commit on a spaceship «Union» in 2021-2022 year.

«the flight around the moon for space tourists could take place in 5-6 years after the conclusion of the contract. Conditions are currently being discussed with potential candidates», — leads RIA «news» the words of the Director of the company.

Vladimir Solntsev said that in order to send tourists to the moon will need to conduct two runs. The first launch into orbit of the pulling vehicle «Union», and the second is DM with the additional compartment, which after docking with «Union» and will help to circumnavigate the moon. The vehicle will use its fuel to correct the ballistic trajectory.

Now RKK «Energy» leading the modernization of the ship «Union» along the way looking for partners who will help to resume the flights of space tourists.

Recommended

The study of caves on Earth with the help of flying drones may facilitate the colonization of Mars

The study of caves on Earth with the help of flying drones may facilitate the colonization of Mars

According to one of the previously mentioned concepts, the first colonists of Mars may not have to build bases from scratch. This is the better idea — to use the already created local alien nature. And created it, as it turned out, a vast long ...

Space will send a new parcel for aliens with

Space will send a new parcel for aliens with "human" music

In 1977, the spacecraft Voyager in space Golden plate, which recorded greetings in 55 languages, music from all corners of the world, nature sounds and encoded image. It is expected that someday she'll be able to listen to a civilization from a dista...

NASA engineers have still not figured out why the drill of the Mars module InSight stuck

NASA engineers have still not figured out why the drill of the Mars module InSight stuck

Engineers aerospace Agency NASA are still trying to figure out why the main instrument of the Mars lander is stuck in the course held earlier drilling Martian soil. During the 50th annual Lunar and planetary science conference governing structure of ...

Comments (0)

This article has no comment, be the first!

Add comment

Related News

NASA called an emergency conference and is preparing something interesting

NASA called an emergency conference and is preparing something interesting

Tonight, February 22, NASA will hold an emergency press conference, which will present interesting new data about exoplanets — planets outside the Solar system. The press conference will start on 22 Feb at 21:00 Moscow time. See y...

From the Baikonur cosmodrome launched the last rocket record

From the Baikonur cosmodrome launched the last rocket record "SOYUZ-U"

At nine o'clock in the morning Moscow time from the launch pad N1 was launched booster "SOYUZ-U", which successfully put into orbit transport truck "Progress MS-05". Released into orbit cargo ship carries on Board about 2.5 tons o...

Thanks to the new definition, Pluto can return to the category of planets

Thanks to the new definition, Pluto can return to the category of planets

a Group of scientists from NASA have published an article with a call and an offer to use the new definition, according to which to classify space objects and bring them into the category of planets. And if this proposal passes, t...