In two years, Roskosmos will send two space tourists to the ISS

The state corporation will send tourists into space under a contract with the American company Space Adventures. Flight price and

The names of the passengers are not disclosed. At the same time, a representative of the department previously stated that such services would cost $30–40 million.

The flight will be carried out on the Soyuz-MS ship and the Soyuz-2 launch vehicle - Russian engineers have already begun building both vehicles with money received from Space Adventures, Rogozin added.

Previously, engineers from the organization Gateway foundationthey proposed to build a rotating space station in Earth orbit, the idea of ​​which in the 50s was proposed by one of the founders of rocketry, a German engineer and creator of a launch vehicle for the Apollo mission, Werner von Braun.