Russia plans 2021-2023 years to launch to the International space station three manned spacecraft, "Union" in the year, one more than in 2020, the materials at the disposal of RIA Novosti.

From 2001 to 2008, ISS was carried out on two runs of "Unions" every year from 2009 to 2019 – four. In 2020 is planned to launch two manned, one of which has already been done on 9 April.

From materials follows that in 2021, their launches are scheduled in April, September and December (ships "Union MS-18" -19 and -20) in 2022 – in March, September and October ("Union MS-21" -22 and -23), in 2023 – in March, June and September ("Union MS-24" -25 and -26).

Other materials, appeared previously at the disposal of RIA Novosti, was that two space tourists who will fly to the ISS under a contract with the American company Space Adventures on the ship "Union MS-20" in December 2021, will first meet in orbit New year.

In February 2019, "Roskosmos" and Space Adventures have signed a contract. It was reported that the company "Roskosmos" already started to create a ship "MS Union" the booster "Soyuz-2.1 a".

Other materials RIA Novosti news Agency became known, that from October 2022 to April 2023 to the ISS is expected to semi-annual commercial flight of the ship "Union, MS-23" with a Russian commander and two crew members.

In the materials was not specified, who will accompany Russian cosmonaut. However, earlier it was reported about the talks, "Roskosmos" with the UAE on the Arab semi-annual flight astronaut on the ISS. In 2019 the station on "Union" briefly flew the first cosmonaut of the UAE Hazza al Mansouri.

In the years 2001-2009 on the "Unions" contract with Space Adventures to the ISS was delivered of seven tourists, including two American Charles Simonyi.