President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to include the creation and launch of small spacecraft (SC) in the national project on space services being developed. About it reports Kremlin.
In the published Russian government the order states that he, together with Ministry of EducationMinistry of Education and Science state corporation Roscosmos it is necessary to “ensure the inclusion in the national project being developed for the formation of the domestic industry of space services, technologies and products of activities that provide for the creation and launch of small spacecraft into outer space.”
At the same time, students of general education organizations and universities, as well as young scientists, should participate in the events.
In October, Putin at a meeting on the development of the space industry statedthat the cost of delivering spacecraft into low-Earth orbit should be radically reduced in order to make it possible to launch mass satellites, including small vehicles.
In the same month, the head of state surprised salary levels in the space industry.