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Russia has been removed from the expert which is developing the near-moon station the Lunar Gateway, headed by the space agency NASA, reported RIA Novosti, citing a source in the Russian space industry.
The decision to remove Russian representatives from the expert group of the Gateway project was taken after repeated statements by the Russian side about Russia’s insufficient role in it.
"Russian representatives are removed from the discussions on this topic, removed from email correspondence, …
Russia will not agree to “secondary roles” in the US Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway program for the creation of an internationally inhabited near-moon station, the head of the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities Dmitry Rogozin said on Saturday, September 22, in Korolyov city.
According to Rogozin, the Russian Federation intends to propose its own project of an orbital platform. “We are creating our transport system,” he emphasized. “Whether it will be Russian, or an international …
The international Lunar Orbital Platform–Gateway (LOP-G) is effectively the US’s project, and its partners, including Russia, cannot offer the US any unique technologies, member-correspondent Andrei Ionin from the Russian Cosmonautics Academy told RIA Novosti.
“After the ISS, the partner countries, including Russia, will have virtually nothing to offer the US when it comes to space – they now have everything we used to have, and enough of their own financial resources,” the expert said.In his …