Rogozin spoke about the development of reusable missiles in Russia


Russia is capable of creating a reusable rocket, but not the same as SpaceX’s Ilona Mask, due to geographical features, said the head of the Russian Space Agency Dmitry Rogozin at a meeting of the Russian Cosmonautics Academy named after Tsiolkovsky.


“The task is being implemented,” he said.

However, according to him, unlike the American Falcon 9 rocket, which sits on a floating platform in the ocean, for Russia a more suitable way of returning missiles is by plane, so as not to put a landing platform somewhere in Yakutia. Therefore, the head scientific institute of Roscosmos TsNIImash is currently working on a cruise missile as part of the Wing-SV project, Rogozin said.

"We are engaged where it will be necessary, it (reusability - ed.) will be," he said.


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