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To the ISS before completion of operation of the station will send 17 "Unions" - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018

MOSCOW, 26 Sep – RIA Novosti. Energiya rocket and space corporation production of 17 space piloted ships "Union of MS" till spring of 2025 — the approved date of completion of operation of the International Space Station is ordered, it is told in the scheduled plan of start of "Unions", available RIA Novosti. © Photo: Roskosmos/Oleg Artemyev Roskosmos will insure risks at start of "Union" to the ISS for 4,6 billion rubleypartner on the ISS (Russia, the USA, the European Space Agency, Japan and Canada) have agreed about her operation until the end of 2024. If work of the station isn't prolonged, still some time will leave on her preparation note an orbit. In this case the Russian segment can be отстыкован from the ISS and continue work as the national space station. According to the scheduled plan, launches of the ships "Union of MS" under the current contracts will be carried out for 2025. In 2019 four ships will be made and started, and since 2020 Russia will send to space on two "the Union of MS" in a year. The next start of "the Union of MS-10", it agrees to the terms specified in the document, it is planned for October 11, 2018, behind him the start of "the Union of MS-11" is appointed to December 20, and after him – on April 5, 2019 – start "the Union of MS-12" will take place. Start pilotless "the Union of GVK" (the cargo returned ship) is planned for August 23. © RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontov to Pass into an image bank Rogozin has announced refusal of Russia to participate in the lunar project about Sshadalneyshy starts are planned for July 10 and on October 11, 2019, on April 15 and on October 21, 2020, and from 2021 to 2024 is planned to carry out start-up in March and September. The last ordered start of "Union" is planned in March, 2025. The term of production of the Union spaceships in RSC Energia is about three years. The ships are intended for delivery to an orbit of three astronauts. How has explained RIA Novosti a source in space-rocket branch, this scheduled plan doesn't say that after 2025 the ships won't be made as it is constructed on the order whether designated in the Federal space program of Russia for 2016-2025 Infographics Will take me in astronauts?



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