MOSCOW, December 29 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s Federal Space Agency /Roskosmos/ will prepare a strategy of the space sector development to 2030 and later. The document is to be ready by the end of February.
“Following the order of Dmitry Rogozin and the order of Vladimir Putin, we should prepare a strategy of the space sector development to 2030 and later,” Roskosmos’ Head Vladimir Popovkin told reporters after his meeting with Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is supervising the defence industry, including Roskosmos.
Popovkin said that the document will include objectives for fundamental research, for use of space in the interests of the social and economic development of the country and tasks for the sphere of piloting.
Rogozin said that the document will be ready in 50 days.
“We have agreed that in 50 days I shall receive the document, to be presented to the prime minister,” he said. “The document will be connected with the doctrine of development of Russia’s space to 2030.”
“If we do not look in future, we shall loose a lot – from the staff to technologies,” Rogozin said.