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The General Director of “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin joked on Twitter about the conditions of cooperation with the American company SpaceX, headed by Elon Musk, citing the statement of the merchant’s bridesmaid Agatha Copenagen from the play by Nikolai Gogol “the Marriage. Absolutely incredible event in two acts”.
“If the lips of Nikanor Ivanovich so put to the nose of Ivan Kuzmich, right to have some swagger, what Baltazar of Balthasaria, Yes, perhaps, add to this the stoutness of Ivan Pavlovich — I would then immediately decided,” wrote the official.
Therefore, the Manager commented on the statement of corresponding member of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky Andrei Ionin, which encouraged Roskosmos and SpaceX to create a joint venture for exploration of the moon, which the U.S. side would deal with the creation of a missile Big Falcon Rocket and spacecraft Starship, and Russian — development of a system for the carriage of goods for the colonists.
Earlier in April, Rogozin joined by Twitter users in a discussion concerning the financing of the American and Russian missile programmes space applications. In the same month, the official explained the reluctance of the Corporation to cooperate with SpaceX the fact that the latter supports the Pentagon. Commenting on the statement by the Manager, Jonas said that “Roscosmos” sells in the USA rocket engines used to launch Pentagon.
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