Roskosmos Announced Tender for Moon Orbiter
Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has announced a tender for the execution of development work (R&D) to create an orbital spacecraft to conduct remote sensing studies of the lunar surface in the circumpolar region (project “Luna-Resource-1”).
This follows from an application published on a portal of public procurement, RIA Novosti reported. The Contractor of a state contract shall develop sketch design and working documentation, make layouts and experienced product launch and conduct flight tests of the orbiter, and execute research programs.
In addition, at the preliminary design stage, it is necessary to effectuate an informed choice of spaceport – “Baikonur” or “Vostochny”, the document says.