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published on October 30, according to the “Global Times” reported, 28 for Russia declared nuclear spacecraft program, the West generally are not optimistic. Associated Press article stated: Russia’s aspirations with its contrast between the actual situation of the aerospace industry obviously, Russia is still in use 40 years ago on the use of the “coalition” of rockets and spacecraft, a new generation of conventional thrust rockets and spacecraft planned for the foreseeable future. do not see the hope of being approved. Therefore, the Russian Space Agency plans to sound more like a requirement of government funding, rather than a detailed proposal.
China Academy of Space Technology researcher Pang Zhihao, “Global Times” reporter, said the United States has long raised the spacecraft’s nuclear program, but then had to run aground because of a series of technical challenges facing nuclear spacecraft If it is used to fly to Mars, even if it is normal flight on astronauts caused by radiation also shot eight times per day X-rays, if a failure occurs, it is fatal.
Pang Zhihao said that Russia’s current nuclear spacecraft program, “simply do not come out,” the U.S. to take $ 18 billion annual investment in the aerospace industry, but also think it should be increased by 30 million. Russia did not have the economic strength, and Russian are also some plans on paper. Earlier, Russia clamored to spend 15 billion rubles to a man on Mars, but eventually dropped.
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