Russia and China signed an agreement for lunar exploration and deep space
MOSCOW, 3 Mar — RIA Novosti. Roscosmos and the Chinese national space administration (KNKA) in the ongoing Tokyo international forum on space exploration (ISEF) signed an agreement of intent on cooperation in the exploration of the moon and deep space, as well as the establishment of data Center for lunar projects, is spoken in the message of Roscosmos.
“The parties expressed their readiness to consider collaboration in the implementation of the Russian mission to launch orbital spacecraft “Luna-Resource-1” (“Luna-26″) in 2022 and is planned for 2023 Chinese mission landing in the South polar region of the moon”, — stated in the message.
Signatures under the document was framed, the General Director of state Corporation “Roscosmos” Igor Komarov and the Deputy head of the China national space administration From Yanhua.
In addition, the partners have agreed to establish a joint Russian-Chinese Center data on the lunar projects and deep space, expressing willingness, if necessary, to involve scientific and industrial organizations and companies of Russia and China.