MOSCOW, July 18. /TASS/. A Federatsiya (Federation) manned spacecraft is to be built within the shortest possible period of time to be launched by a Soyuz-5 carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center, head of Russia’s state space corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday.
"We plan that this spacecraft will be built within the shortest possible period of time. We will pool all our efforts, including the technical client department, which will control the work of Energia Rocket and Space Corporation on this project. We plan that the first trials of this spaceship will be carried out when launches of Soyuz-5 carrier rockets begin from Baikonur under the Baiterek project," he said.