(ORDO NEWS) — The state corporation “Roskosmos” has ordered the development of a special rocket to send animals to the moon. This was reported on the public procurement website.
“Analysis of problematic issues and prospects of using the new generation space complex Vozvrat-MKA-L”, – set the task to “Roskosmos”. The complex will be equipped with a reentry vehicle that will be able to deliver animals and other biological objects to the Moon. Also, the device will have to conduct biomedical research on the influence of interplanetary flight factors on living organisms.
The deadline for the completion of the work is November 15, 2022. A year later, the contractor will have to determine the design type of “Return-MKA-L”, clarifies the TV channel 360. When the spacecraft is planned to be launched, it is not specified.
On April 21, the head of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin spoke about the corporation’s plans for the near future. One of the global tasks will be the construction of a national station in Earth orbit, writes the Nation news agency.
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