Russia, China to sign agreement on international lunar research station – SpaceNews

An artist conception of the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), post-2030. Credit: CNSA/CLEP

Russia opts for lunar project with China over continued cooperation with ISS partners beyond LEO

HELSINKI — Russia is preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding with China to cooperate on a vision for an international lunar research station.

“Roscosmos has completed domestic proceedings to harmonize the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of People’s Republic of China on cooperation to create the International Lunar Research Station,” Roscosmos Press Office told SpaceNews in an email.

“The date to sign the above mentioned MoU has not been determined yet and is currently discussed with the Chinese partners,” Roscosmos said. An Order of the Government of the Russian Federation relating to the move was published online Feb. 11… More about this article in the link below…

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