Dmitry Rogozine: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
UAE can participate in the reconstruction of the “Gagarin’s start” at Baikonur cosmodrome, said the General Director of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin. His words leads TASS.
“We are also considering the possibility of creating joint business initiatives to further the reconstruction and operation of “Gagarin start”. Perhaps it will be a joint initiative with the participation of our external partners, including the UAE,” the official said.
Rogozin also said that in November representatives will discuss Bahrain’s cooperation in the space industry.
Currently, the Corporation is looking for buyers of places in “the Unions” after they stop buying NASA. In June 2018 between “Roskosmos” and the Space center, Mohammed bin Rashid signed a preliminary agreement on the training of an astronaut UAE and his stand-in for the flight to the ISS in April 2019. Abu Dhabi plans by the end of 2018 to form a band of four main and two spare astronauts the preparation of which will deal with the Russians.
After the UAE on the “Union” is planning to buy a citizen of Bahrain. The relevant negotiations conducted in March 2018. It is not excluded that the flight will take place in the framework of space tourism.
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