Roscosmos head expects Russia will cooperate with NASA, ESA on cislunar “gateway” station

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The head of the Roscosmos said he expects Russia to cooperate with NASA and ESA on development of a cislunar “gateway” station.

Igor Komarov, speaking at the Paris Air Show Monday, said he expected Roscosmos to participate in the Deep Space Gateway, NASA’s concept for a crew-tended facility that would operate in lunar orbit or elsewhere in cislunar space to serve as a testbed for later missions to Mars.

Komarov said specific roles for Roscosmos and other agencies in the project have yet to be determined. [TASS]


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