Developing Super Heavy-Lift Rocket Priority Of Russian Space Industry - Deputy Premier

Developing Super Heavy-Lift Rocket Priority of Russian Space Industry - Deputy Premier

Developing a super heavy-lift rocket for lunar missions is one of the priorities of the rocket and space industry, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said Wednesday.

IRKUTSK (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th September, 2018) Developing a super heavy-lift rocket for lunar missions is one of the priorities of the rocket and space industry, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said Wednesday.

"The issue of need for a super heavy-lift rocket has been long debated in Russia.

This question was answered by our predecessors - not for nothing were they developing the Energy-Buran project. A super heavy-lift carrier rocket is certainly necessary, that is the future. Developing it is one of the industry's strategic priorities," Borisov said.

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