Vladimir Putin gave Roscosmos the task to speed up development of a super-heavy launch vehicle.
Dmitry Rogozin announced the mission following the meeting dedicated to the development of the space sector. The development should be sped up thanks to the development of technologies offered by the chief constructors of the launch vehicle.
The use of Baikonur Cosmodrome was also discussed during the meeting. It was decided that development of a medium-lift rocket and alternations of the launch pad would start immediately. Such a decision was taken because of the urge to present a competitive product in the commercial space industry. All the developments will become a part of the project aiming to create a super-heavy launch vehicle.
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