Rogozin promised Putin more often to launch rockets into space

Rogozin promised Putin more often to launch rockets into space

The head of “Roskosmos” also informed the President about the financial situation of the space industry of Russia.

The state Corporation “Rosatom” held in 2018 22 start-up. In 2019 it is planned to increase this number more than doubled — up to 45 launches, reported to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin the Director of the state Corporation Dmitry Rogozin during a meeting in the Kremlin. He also informed the President about the revenue growth and deleverage of the Corporation organizations.

“In 2018, we conducted 22 start-up. In 2019, Mr President, have 45 launches — an increase of more than twice. The load is big, but I think we handle it,” said Rogozin at the meeting, a transcript of which is published on the Kremlin website.

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The correction of the financial condition of the Russian space industry went in two directions — reducing non-productive expenditure and increase revenues of the Corporation, said the head of “Roskosmos”. According to him, they were introduced personal responsibility of officials for the implementation of the budget and the adoption of measures to reduce estimates for the companies they lead.

“Consolidated revenue of the organizations of the state Corporation “Roscosmos” compared with 2017, the company has grown from 304 to 387 billion rubles. This year planned to increase to 445 billion rubles. For the first time, we had net consolidated profit, which this year, in 2019, we plan to increase four times,” — said Rogozin.