Rogozin: Russia will develop a space program, not to lose the market

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in fotomonster Chairman of RF government Dmitry Rogozin. Archival photoRogozin: Russia will develop a space program, not to lose the market© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

Russia will work to develop its space program in order not to lose market launch cargo into orbit, you need not to moan, but to act vigorously and firmly, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

«We’re not in the back breathe the Americans in terms of creating new systems launch, we have a real competitor, we don’t want to lose the market. In order not to lose it, must not moan, it is necessary to act vigorously, hard and aggressive, even,» — said Rogozin reporters after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

As he noted, this market needs to come up with new launch vehicles, programs, services.

«Don’t lose what has always been the first place for Russia — services for the delivery of payloads to near-earth space due to the fact, to answer the American call to answer to the same master Mask (Elon Musk — CEO ReH – ed.) who have done a great job, which boosts that all worked well and for less money has created a good product,» — said Rogozin.