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Roskosmos wants import-free space sector by 2025


(22 Oct 2020) Russia's space sector will no longer depend on imported goods by 2025, Russian state space corporation Roskosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin was quoted as saying.

"Serious attention in the course of space activities is focused on import substitution. We plan to achieve practically total independence from imports by 2025," he said.

Vasily Shpak, director of the radio-electronic industry department of the Russian ministry of industry and trade, said earlier that Russian-made electronics account for 80% of equipment of Russian spacecraft.

Reference: Tass