Russia To Quit International Space Station After 2024
Russia‘s decision to leave the International Space Station after 2024
This was told by the newly elected head of the Russian Space Agency to President Vladimir Putin.
According to the statement issued by the Russian Presidential Office, the Kremlin, Yuriy Borisov, the head of the Russian Cosmos space agency, said that of course we will fulfill our obligations to our partners, but it was decided to leave the ISS after the year 2024.
He said that from 2024 we will start working on the preparation of the Russian Orbital Space Station.
He said that we will support the Russian economy by providing essential space services.
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After the attack on Ukraine, the Russian astronauts on the ISS received special attention.
In March, it was said that a Russian astronaut on the ISS had decided to wear a yellow and blue flight suit in solidarity with Ukraine.
But that idea was debunked when the Russian space agency released photos of its astronauts holding flags of Russian-backed groups in Ukraine.