Russia Prepares For Long-Distance Space Missions

Draft image of Russia’s planned lunar base.
Credit: Energia Corp.
MOSCOW—The launch of the Luna-25 automatic lander planned for October will mark Russia’s return to lunar exploration. But this time, the final goal will be to provide a long-term presence on the Moon with the use of local resources in order to perfect the technologies for the next long-distance...
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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