Promising Russian lunar spacecraft “eagle” (formerly the “Federation”) will receive the chassis, said on the air “Roscosmos TV” on YouTube cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov.
According to him, the new ship embodies the best solutions to be implemented at the existing Russian manned spacecraft of “Soyuz”family.
“It will be landing first, on the chassis,” said the astronaut, adding that “eagle” will be equipped with powerful engines, soft landing, allowing with high accuracy “to fly up to a platform”.
“the purpose of this system is to reduce the speed, and goes on to have a normal rocket landing,” — said Vinogradov.
In March the General Director of “Rosatom” Dmitry Rogozin, speaking to astronauts in the Russian army Theatre in Moscow, called for the immediate create a new space ship.
In February, the Manager said that for “Federation”, on which “Roskosmos” has more than ten years, created the bottom.