NASA ‘stays on course’ after Russia’s move to jump off the ISS

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced its intention to leave the International Space Station after 2024.  The director general of the Russian space agency Roscosmos surprised NASA by announcing that Moscow planned to end cooperation with the space station "after 2024".

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced its intention to leave the International Space Station after 2024. The director general of the Russian space agency Roscosmos surprised NASA by announcing that Moscow planned to end cooperation with the space station “after 2024”. “Of course we will fulfill all our obligations to our partners, but the decision to leave this station after 2024 has been made,” Yuri Borisov told Russian President Vladimir Putin in comments released Tuesday. NASA Associate Administrator Bob Cabana said the company “stayed on track”. “We are working to extend the International Space Station to 2030,” he said at a conference in Washington on Wednesday. “It still has good years to go, and as you heard today, it’s extremely busy now and we can do a lot more.”

The Russian space agency ‘Roscosmos’ has announced its intention to leave the International Space Station after 2024. The director general of the Russian space agency Roscosmos surprised NASA by announcing that Moscow planned to end cooperation with the space station “after 2024.” “Of course we will fulfill all our obligations to our partners, but the decision to leave this station after 2024 has been made,” Yuri Borisov told Russian President Vladimir Putin in comments released Tuesday. NASA Associate Administrator Bob Cabana said the company “stayed on track”. “We are working to extend the International Space Station to 2030,” he said at a conference in Washington on Wednesday. “It still has good years to go, and as you heard today, it’s extremely busy now and we can do a lot more.”

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