Roscosmos for the first time revealed the detailed characteristics of Russian super-heavy rockets for a flight to the moon

It is planned that the Yenisei will become the first Russian rocket to go to the Moon in 2028. Development

the rocket, which can reach the moon, will be engaged in RSC Energia, Progress RCC and the Khrunichev Center.

The draft Yenisei project will be defended as early as 2019year However, the rocket tests will begin no earlier than 2022, because only then it is planned to start using the Soyuz-5, on the engine of which the Yenisei will work.

The second super-heavy rocket, the Don, will be able to put up to 125-130 tons of cargo into Earth orbit, and up to 32 tons on the lunar one.

"The first rocket has a launch weight of 3167 tons andcapable of delivering a payload of at least 100 tons to a low near-earth orbit, 26 tons to a geostationary orbit, 27 tons to the Moon. .

Dmitry Rogozin

Earlier it was reported that the Russian booster rocket super heavy class "Yenisei" will be assembled on the principle of technological designer. Its each part should be an independent flight product.