Russian Premier Instructs Roscosmos To Solve Systemic Crisis In Space Industry

Russian Premier Instructs Roscosmos to Solve Systemic Crisis in Space Industry

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov on Wednesday instructed the Russian space agency Roscosmos to solve the systemic crisis in the country's rocket and space industry.

IRKUTSK (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th September, 2018) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov on Wednesday instructed the Russian space agency Roscosmos to solve the systemic crisis in the country's rocket and space industry.

"The current state of the industry, the positions that we were proud of are not in a good place right now. This is the fact. There are crashes of carrier rockets and satellite accidents, which affect the credibility of our space industry. There are several reasons for this. This can be indeed called a systemic crisis .

.. The Roscosmos, the entire rocket and space industry should take a systematic approach to implementing the priorities," Borisov said.

The deputy prime minister named developing groups of spacecraft in the interests of the Russian armed forces and economy, as well as manned space flights and deep space exploration among such priorities. According to Borisov, the rocket and space industry needed dynamic re-equipment, had to switch to digital design methods.

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