Mar 11, 2018

Russian spacecraft with tourists onboard to carry out its first mission in 2025

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MOSCOW, March 6. /TASS/. CosmoCourse, a private Russian company that is designing a reusable spacecraft for suborbital flights, plans to make its first commercial launch with tourists onboard in 2025, CosmoCourse Director General Pavel Pushkin told TASS in an interview.

“The first flight of the prototype (a missile and a space vessel — TASS) is due in 2023, and the first tourist flight is expected in 2025,” Pushkin said.

CosmoCourse’s director general specified that the operational testing for the missile and the launched capsule would kick off in 2022. “The hardware is to be finished in 2021, and in 2022 test operations will begin,” he said.

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