Media: Russia is considering the possibility of mining on the moon

Date:

2019-02-17 17:15:08

Views:

1407

Rating:

1Like 0Dislike

Share:

Media: Russia is considering the possibility of mining on the moon

According to the RIA Novosti news Agency referring to a source in the rocket and space industry, Russia is considering the possibility of mining minerals on the moon. At the beginning of 2030-ies on the Earth's satellite is planned to deploy the whole of the research polygon. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, with such offer to the state Corporation "Rosatom" and the Russian Academy of Sciences appealed NPO Lavochkin.

The Source indicates that the moon in 2031-2035 years are invited to send four automatic unit that will deliver reusable craft for transporting cargo, heavy Rover for mining and modules for the construction of a lunar base.

"Landing station "Luna-30" delivered to the surface of the moon reusable lunar vehicle to support manned missions. Landing station "Luna-31" bring on the moon Lunokhod heavy weighing up to five tons, equipped with the necessary means for the development of lunar resources", — stated in the message.

During the mission "the Moon is a 32" satellite will be shipping heavy modules weighing up to six tons. They will be used for the construction of a lunar base. In the framework of the mission "Luna-33" to the satellite of our planet are going to send orbiting spacecraft that will provide communications and navigational capabilities for future lunar exploration.

Earlier, the head of the Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that in 2021 the moon is planned to send a landing station "Luna-25". It will search for water ice at the South pole of the satellite. This will be the first Russian lunar mission after a 40-year hiatus — the Soviet station "Luna-24" was launched in 1976.

In 2023, the planned launch of the Orbiter "Luna-26" (exploration), and in 2024-m — landing station "Luna-27" (collection of soil samples at the South pole). In 2027 and 2028, respectively, it is planned to dispatch missions "Luna-28 and Luna-29", respectively. In the course of the Earth want to bring samples of lunar soil, and deliver to the satellite lunar Rover.

According to the first Russian manned mission to the moon expected in 2031. Then manned landings on the Earth satellite will be conducted annually.

Discuss the prospect of the Russian program of lunar exploration .

Tags:

Space

Recommended

The Americans on the moon: what everyone should know?

The Americans on the moon: what everyone should know?

the Upcoming cosmonautics day is my favorite holiday. It marks the triumph of the human mind: in just four thousand years Homo Sapiens went from hunter-gatherers to space explorers. 12 April 1961 Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in ...

Why are some galaxies spiral shaped?

Why are some galaxies spiral shaped?

you Know what surprised me the most? The fact that we perceive the surrounding world as it is. Animals, plants, the laws of physics and the cosmos are perceived by many people as something so mundane and boring that they invent fairies, ghosts, monst...

Astronomers were able to see the death of another star system

Astronomers were able to see the death of another star system

In the cosmic ocean drifts a lot of mysteries about the existence of which we are unaware. One of these was uncovered five years ago, when astronomers have discovered a lonely star at a distance of 570 light years from Earth, the brightness of which ...

Comments (0)

This article has no comment, be the first!

Add comment

Related News

Why not save the Rover opportunity through the Rover's

Why not save the Rover opportunity through the Rover's "Kyuriositi"

on Wednesday, the us space Agency NASA announced the official end of the mission, the Rover "opportunity". Research robot stopped communicating back in June 2018, after the red planet was a global dust storm. This week on Tuesday ...

Elon Musk and SpaceX have filed a lawsuit against NASA

Elon Musk and SpaceX have filed a lawsuit against NASA

this is gonna be a bit of a scandal. and his company SpaceX sued the space Agency NASA to court — Yes, his direct employer and partner, after all, under contract with NASA, the company Mask supplies supplies to the ISS using its F...

An experiment on the capture of space debris using the harpoon was a success

An experiment on the capture of space debris using the harpoon was a success

the Pilot of a British probe RemoveDEBRIS successfully coped with the second part of the test systems for collecting debris, the first produced in space conditions the capture of the object by using a harpoon on the website in the...