No money, but we will build that Russia has asked the United States to Finance the establishment of a lunar module

The Russian rocket-space Corporation “Energy” has offered to produce a gateway module for the new lunar orbital station Lunar Orbital Platform — Gateway (previously known as Deep Space Gateway) due to the US or Europe, reports the publication RIA “Novosti” citing a source in the space industry.

“The Federal space program until 2025 funds for the creation airlock module for the international lunar station there, and they are not expected. In this regard, rocket-space Corporation “Energy” on its own initiative in the course of the talks in Houston was asked to make a compartment at the expense of the States, that is, to do the same, as his time was made the first module of the International space station Zarya,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

The source explained that a module of the International space station “Zarya” is in fact American, but referred to the use of Russian.

“It was built in Russia for the American money, and is it part of the American segment of the ISS, referred to the use of Russia”, — said the source.

Roscosmos is also considering the possibility of creating a module in conjunction with the European space Agency, the source said. In this case, it is proposed to divide construction costs in half. This “Energy” is ready to take on the responsibility to sculpt a compartment, and equip it with internal systems to take place in Europe.

Negotiations on the establishment of an international lunar station started in 2013. According to the latest information, in 2022 to the moon is planned to send American motor-power module, in 2023 it will join the American habitation module. Next to the station should appear in the Russian airlock module. As a booster, that will bring it into orbit and sent to the moon, discusses the Russian rocket heavy class “Angara A5”, as well as American super-heavy rocket, the SLS. In the second case, the module is likely to go to the lunar orbital platform Gateway in conjunction with the us manned Orion spacecraft.

Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway will not be permanently manned station as the same ISS. She will be temporarily visited. This is due to security requirements outside the magnetic zones of the Earth.

Russian gateway will be an important part of the station, because it will be spacewalks to conduct science experiments and equipment to the space platform.

It will consist of two sections: a spherical with a hatch for EVAs and docking nodes, cylindrical, to accommodate scientific equipment. Top of the module you plan to install the canadian manipulator arm, which will help the station crew to move cargo from the airlock hatch on the surface of the station.

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