The current political relations between countries affect their overall work in the space sector, as well as among them on the program of international space station (ISS), the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov.
before Thursday Komarov said that the Russian government has approved a proposal to extend the operation of the ISS until 2024.
"Complex relationships that exist between our countries, have never influenced the relationship between the space agencies And the program for the mutual exploitation of the ISS," he told reporters on Thursday Mosquitoes.
according to His vision, such a successful interaction at the station could become a positive example And in politics.
"Our governments understand that the ISS should continue to work together. As already said the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov, we can demonstrate to our politicians that the partnership in space has the ability to be very productive. And the fact that the work of the ISS extended to 2024 by all participants, talking about it, because it is a successful project, " said for his part, the Deputy head of the NASA bill Gerstenmaier.
He was supported by Vice-President of the Japanese space Agency JAXA ISS program Takashi Hamazaki, According to which, " on the Russian-Japanese-American relations at the present time is influenced by the events in Ukraine, but our work on the ISS, these events have no effect ".