Roscosmos Ready to Develop Mutually Beneficial Cooperation with China

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China is interested in manufacturing Russian rocket engines and cooperating in the field of manned space exploration, satellite navigation and remote sensing. This was announced by Head of the Federal Space Agency Oleg Ostapenko.

“During our visit to China, we have discussed various areas of cooperation, including satellite navigation, remote sensing, production of electronic component bases and spacecraft, materials technology, manned space programs, rocket engines. Following this working visit to China, I will present a report to the Russian Government after which it will be possible to say in what areas we will actively cooperate with our Chinese partners,” Mr. Ostapenko said.

The Head of the Russian Space Agency did not rule out the exchange of manned space flights to the space stations of Russia and China, as well as joint missions to explore outer space.

“We are open to cooperation, but on equal terms,” Mr. Ostapenko pointed out.

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