MOSCOW, March 12. /TASS/. The Russian Space Agency has charged the Khrunichev research and production space center and the Energia rocket corporation with a developing a project of a new modification of the Angara carrier rocket to launch manned flights to Moon, Roscosmos said on Thursday.
The scientific and technological council of the Russian space agency Roscosmos has made a decision to refrain from creating a fully operational super-heavy rocket by 2020, but to focus efforts on research into ideas and prototypes of certain parts and components.
The new Russian Angara A5 heavy-load rocket was successfully test-launched on December 23, 2014. Infographics by TASS