In September Russia and China will approve a new program for the space

© NASA / Jack FischerВид on the Ground. Archival photoIn September Russia and China will approve a new program for the space© NASA / Jack Fischer

«Roskosmos» and the Chinese national space administration in mid-September approved a new program for space for 2018-2022 years, told RIA Novosti on Monday, the official representative of the Corporation.

The programme should complement the promising new themed projects in the field of rocket engine manufacturing, electronic components, remote sensing of the Earth.

«The approval of the new programs planned during the next meeting of the Subcommittee on space of the Russian-Chinese Commission for preparing regular meetings of heads of government, scheduled 14 September 2017 in Moscow», — said the representative of the Corporation.

The signing of the new programme planned for the next meeting of heads of governments of Russia and China at the end of the year.

According to him, currently Russia and China have finished the implementation of the fifth programme of cooperation in the field of space for 2013-2017. The new programme will cover the period up to 2022.

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