“Among the unconditional priorities is the development of a manned flight program. Traditionally, this is the strength of the Russian space program and it is necessary to maintain leadership here, ”TASS quotes him.

Earlier, the developer of the Orel spacecraft reported that a manned launch to the International Space Station was scheduled for September 2025.

Also in March, it became known that the launch of the Russian spacecraft Luna-25 to the Earth satellite is scheduled for October 1, 2021.