ESA expects that the reduction of the PCF Russia will not affect the joint projects

ESA expects that the reduction of the PCF Russia will not affect the joint projects


In the European space Agency stated that they do not want a reduction in funding of the Federal space program of Russia up to 1.5 trillion rubles would have an impact on joint plans in Europe and Russia on the moon and Mars.

MOSCOW, 9 Oct. The European space Agency (ESA) hopes that the possible reduction of financing of the Federal space program of Russia up to 1.5 trillion rubles (PCF 2016-2025) no major impact on joint programmes, told reporters the head of mission of the ESA in Russia Rene Pishel.

“Really do not want it cut if it is, would have an impact on our joint plans for moon, Mars and the launch of the MLM module for the ISS,” said Pichel.