Domestic flight and the landing of astronauts on moon is planned for 2029. According to the statement, the heads of RSC Energia Vladimir Solntsev, the 1st Autonomous flight to the natural satellite of the Earth is scheduled for 2025.
The Russian lunar program will be launched in 2021. Specifically, on that date the planned start of flights on the new spacecraft, made using composite materials and designed for moon missions. In 2023 must go through the launch and docking of the spacecraft with the ISS in 2025 is scheduled Autonomous flight to the moon and development of technologies associated with sending astronauts on it.
"2029 - manned flight to the moon and landing on it," said the head of RSC Energia Vladimir Solntsev during the conference on space technologies in Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.
Earlier it became known that the European space Agency will begin soon to study the project idea "Lunar settlement", which will attract a number of States, even the Russian Federation. The first step in this direction will be sent to the satellite lander is preparing manned flight to the planet.
Russian side a year ago announced the launch of the project "Luna-27", whose task - creation of a mechanized lander that would have landed in a large crater on the side of the satellite. Scientists assume that the module will help to qualify the content of air, water and raw materials that would be useful for future missions.