Photo: press service of the Roscosmos / RIA Novosti
Russian transport cargo spacecraft “Progress MS” superior to the American Dragon with a liquid cargo, a docking system, the cost of start-up and statistics successful launches, says “Star”.
However, the reusable Dragon, according to the weekly, is promising a one-time “Progress of MS”, as it is able to four times longer in earth orbit, can be transformed into a full-fledged segment of the space station has greater capacity and is able to deliver cargo to the International space station (ISS) to Earth.
The position of the Russian trucks on the international market “Star” connects with the actions of the engineers and managers of “Roscosmos”. The weekly notes that “if nothing is done”, then the progress will “eat” the “Progress of MS”.
In may the General Director of “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin said that the Russian manned space program for a long time paid off through cooperation with the American side.
In the same month, the Pentagon announced a ban on the use of Russian rockets to launch American satellites.
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