Moscow, April 18. / DOS /. Russia’s state space agency Roscosmos’ press service told TASS that Russia will decide whether to continue its work on the International Space Station after 2024, depending on its technical status and plans to build a national orbital station.
“We have agreed to operate the station with our ISS partners – 2024. After this period, a decision will be made based on the technical condition of the station’s modules, whose service life is largely outdated, as well as our new generation National Orbital Service Station, which we plan to establish.” Roscosmos said.
Roscosmos stressed that once a decision is made on these issues, negotiations with partners will begin after 2024 on terms and forms of cooperation.
Earlier on Sunday, the administration of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov announced that the station’s deadline had expired and that its status was highly desirable. It is necessary to carry out technical inspection of the station to avoid any danger in case of accidents. After this, a decision had to be made, it explained. According to his method, Borisov said in an interview with Moscow. Kremlin. Putin’s plan on the Rosia-1 television station that Russia may leave the ISS by 2025.