Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin
(Credit: Roscosmos)

Popovkin Talks Brightman Flight, State of Russian Space Industry

Posted by Doug Messier on December 30, 2012, at 7:22 am

Izvestia has published a lengthy interview with Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin, who touched upon issues that included singer Sarah Brightman’s planned space tourism flight, upcoming Angara flight tests, American interest in purchasing a new rocket engine, Russia’s launch record in 2012, and the general state of the industry.

Key excerpts, courtesy of Google Translate, are reproduced below. All the sections involve translated quotes except for the one on Angara flights.

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