Russia Postpones Luna-25 Mission To May 2022

Luna-25 lander during ground testing.
Credit: Roscosmos
Russia has postponed its return to the Moon for seven months. The launch of the Luna-25 automatic lander from Vostochny spaceport in the country’s far east has been rescheduled from Oct. 1, 2021, to the next launch window in May 2022, Roscosmos says. The company needs additional research to confirm...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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