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September 01, 2016
Space tourists eye $150mln Soyuz lunar flyby
Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 23, 2016
Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia is preparing a Moon expedition on board an upgraded Soyuz spacecraft with eight space tourists interested in a trip, Energia's General Director Vladimir Solntsev said Friday. Energia has been cooperating with the US-based Space Adventures space tourism company to find potential tourists wishing to fly around the Moon. "We have a preliminary design for upgrading the Soyuz spacecraft, which was conceived with the possibility of o ... read more

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Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars
The project to create a nuclear-power transport module, intended to fly to the moon and Mars, will receive 3.81 billion rubles ($60 million) in funding in 2016-2018, according to the public procurem ... more
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