Roskosmos will launch a new launch vehicle, a space truck and a station to the Moon

The rocket and space industry of Russia continues to develop progressively. In 2023, the Roscosmos State Corporation expects several ambitious projects: the start of flight tests of the new Soyuz-5 (Irtysh) launch vehicle, as well as the launches of the automatic module (interplanetary station) Luna-25 and the latest space transport cargo return vehicle "Soyuz GVK".

Soyuz-5 is a promising Russian two-stage launch vehicle of the medium (light-heavy) class, capable of putting up to 17 tons of payload into orbit. Tentatively there will be 4 launches under the flight test program from the Baikonur cosmodrome (Kazakhstan). In 2025-2026, a launch pad for the Soyuz-5 launch vehicle should appear at the Vostochny cosmodrome, after which launches will be carried out from it. This launch vehicle is necessary to ensure launches of automatic spacecraft into sun-synchronous, highly elliptical, geotransfer and geostationary orbits, including using an upper stage, as well as launches of manned transport vehicles.

On board Luna 25 (formerly Luna Globe) there will be about 30 kg of scientific equipment and a robotic arm for collecting lunar soil. Soil samples should be taken in the area of ​​the South Pole of the Earth's satellite, after which Luna-25 will return to Earth. The name of the project was changed to emphasize the continuity of the Soviet lunar program, the last apparatus of which, Luna-24, was launched back in 1976.

Soyuz GVK is an improved version of the Soyuz spacecraft. It will be able to deliver 2 tons of cargo into orbit, and return to Earth - 0,5 tons, while in the detachable compartment it will be possible to place about 1 more ton of cargo intended for disposal, which will burn in dense layers of the atmosphere.
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  1. Dmitry Volkov Offline Dmitry Volkov
    Dmitry Volkov (Dmitry Volkov) 29 December 2022 12: 31
    And why should people's funds be wasted, on the moon, apart from moon rovers, nothing will survive, and the Yankees will not "fly" there again, because. the resolution of modern telescopes and cameras proved that there was no one there, everything on the NASA website is fake, stop talking nonsense and it’s time for the Russian Federation to denigrate the empire of lies!
    1. Mikhail Minin Offline Mikhail Minin
      Mikhail Minin (Mikhail Minin) 13 January 2023 03: 39
      There is a huge amount of natural resources on the Moon, for example, rare earth elements - which are already running out on Earth, and are necessary for the production of any electronics in general.
  2. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 29 December 2022 13: 53
    Luna 24 was launched back in 1976.

    Luna-25 is the ability of our scientists to prove that they are no more stupid than our grandfathers. Therefore, according to the result, we will talk.
    1. zenion Offline zenion
      zenion (zinovy) 3 January 2023 16: 23
      If they were at the level of our grandfathers, they would not have ruined the country into 15 collective farms that can only sell what is inside the planet, but do something, just in the toilet.
  3. Nelton Offline Nelton
    Nelton (Oleg) 29 December 2022 16: 01
    In 2023, the state corporation Roscosmos expects

    the choice of news is not very clear - about plans on 2023.
    The people are skeptical about all the bravura news with the future tense.

    News from Roskosmos about results 2022 is much more meaningful.

    In 2022, 22 launches of Russian space launch vehicles took place: 13 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, seven from Baikonur, and one each from the Vostochny and Guiana Space Centers. Among them, 19 launches of rockets of the Soyuz-2 family (eight Soyuz-2.1a and Soyuz-2.1b, two Soyuz-2.1v and one Soyuz-ST-B), two - rockets " Angara-1.2" and one - missiles "Proton-M". All of them were successful.

    Thus, the record series of accident-free launches of Russian space launch vehicles, which began in October 2018, has continued, which has now reached 98 launches.

    it is worth highlighting the implementation in 2022 of two successful launches of the Angara-1.2 rocket as part of the flight tests of the Angara space rocket complex at the Plesetsk cosmodrome, the refinement of the systems of the launch complex of the Soyuz-2 space rocket complex at the Vostochny cosmodrome under Naftil fuel and carrying out the first launch of the Soyuz-2.1b rocket from it completely on "naphthyl"
  4. sat2004 Offline sat2004
    sat2004 29 December 2022 16: 32
    Everyone is interested, and if life is on Mars, remember how in the film, they also invited a lecturer, it's time for the New Year.
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  6. prior Offline prior
    prior (Vlad) 29 December 2022 18: 32
    What's on the moon.
    It is better to load with seedlings and immediately to Mars, grow apple orchards.
  7. Alexbf109 Offline Alexbf109
    Alexbf109 (Alexey) 30 December 2022 14: 02
    What nonsense (((Maybe at first, at least we’ll fill up the Banderlogs, and then we will ...... suffer ?!
    What, RosKosmos has nothing to do???
    We do not have enough reconnaissance on the battlefield, extra "eyes" from space would not hurt at all!
    Communication in the Armed Forces is "not very good" (to put it mildly), but the enemy has a satellite "Starlink"!
    Can the RKS be engaged in the matter, and not the "projects" ?!
    Or do they not know how else to cut money?
  8. ivan2022 Offline ivan2022
    ivan2022 (ivan2022) 31 December 2022 03: 40
    I love our huge plans ...... but let's at the same time finish building communism to the heap, otherwise we got distracted somehow ...
  9. Fizik13 Offline Fizik13
    Fizik13 (Alexey) 2 January 2023 12: 18
    I AM FOR! BUT Roskosmos reminds me of the Americans of the early 2000s - yes, we will build a new Shuttle, yes, we will fly to Mars ...
    A bunch of chatter, embezzled money and .... NOTHING IN THE OUTPUT!

    Pi Xi! As in that fairy tale - He promised from three boxes, and then either the shah dies, or the donkey dies!
  10. Dust Offline Dust
    Dust (Sergei) 4 January 2023 12: 11
    We completely lost the sky of Ukraine to American satellites. If not for the American space group that spies and transmits everything in real time. Ukraine would have been blown away long ago. And what does the Russian grouping do in space? Other than carrying space tourists, no progress has been made in these decades ...