In the second half of 2023, Russia intends to offer to the market manned space flights that could compete with the United States and China in the field of space tourism, as Dmitry Loskotov, general manager of the Cosmos Cover Company, announced this as a branch of the Russian Cosmos Space Corporation. . He said, “We have started preparing a solid introduction to the private infrastructure that will form the basis for political space flights that will be achieved in the second half of 2023 at an acceptable price for space tourism.”
According to Loskotov, his company intends to occupy a competitive share in the international space tourism market by providing high-quality services in terms of safety and comfort conditions. Providing space services for developing space tourism in Russia.
He said that the Russian fleet of space vehicles and missiles is developing from year to year. With it, fleets of American, Chinese and British spacecraft will undoubtedly compete with Russian tourist spacecraft.
It is noteworthy that Russia intends to test in 2023 its promising new “Oriol” spacecraft, which can accommodate up to 6 people and is designated to work in both the Earth’s orbit and the moon’s orbit, and can also be used as a tourist vehicle, and a small space shuttle is also being manufactured in Russia that can return. To land and land at a civilian airport. The shuttle is expected to be launched into space by 2025.