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Vladimir Putin Tours Vostochny Cosmodrome

11 Sep 2019, 09:47 UTC
Vladimir Putin Tours Vostochny Cosmodrome
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gets a briefing on the progress of Vostochny Cosmodrome in September 2019. (Credit: Roscosmos)

TSIOLKOVSKY, Russia (Roscomos PR) β€” The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin visited Amur Oblast and held a meeting to discuss the matters of the Vostochny Cosmodrome infrastructure development, as well as on perspective rocket complexes.

Right before the meeting, the President visited the Cosmodrome itself to inspect the objects and get acquainted with the status of the Angara space rocket launch complex construction.

During the meeting, Vladimir Putin stressed that the Vostochny Cosmodrome infrastructure development remains one of the most important projects in Russia and added that the competition on the world space services market has been getting fiercer with more and more countries realizing their own space programs.

β€œTo remain the leading country including the crewed missions, Russia needs enhancing its competitive advantages and properly use the available scientific, technological and human resources, as well as effectively solve the tasks to further develop own space infrastructure and create a competitive industry of innovative space products and services,” said Vladimir Putin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin tours Vostochny Cosmodrome in September 2019. (Crredit: Roscosmos)

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