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Russia: The agreement with NASA on transit flights to the International Space Station has been extended until 2025

Russia: The agreement with NASA on transit flights to the International Space Station has been extended until 2025

(Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor Plus) – Rome, December 28 – Russia and NASA – the American space agency – have agreed to extend their flights to the International Space Station (ISS) until 2025. The Russian space agency announced ( Roscosmos). “In order to maintain the reliability of the operation of the International Space Station in general” and to ensure the presence of at least one representative of Roscosmos and NASA in the relevant parts of the station, “an agreement was reached with American partners in 2023 for the extension of the space station,” the Russian agency said in a press release. Cross flights until 2025. For this purpose, in July and December 2023, according to the same source, two annexes to the agreement concluded between Russia and NASA regarding flights to the International Space Station were signed. In July 2022, Russia announced its intention Withdrawal “after 2024” from the International Space Station, where its astronauts are permanently located and in which it plays a major role. Therefore, the establishment of a new Russian orbital station is a priority for Roscosmos. In October, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the first part of This new Russian space station should be put into orbit in 2027, pledging to continue the conquest of space despite recent setbacks.As a model of international cooperation that brings together Europe, Japan, the United States and Russia, assembly of the International Space Station began in 1998. It was scheduled for its retirement in 2024, but NASA estimates it could operate until 2030.

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