Russia’s New Generation Piloted Transport Ship Will Send Humans To The Moon



future, futuristic, design, Russia’s spacecrafts, lunar spacecraft, spacecrafts, Prospective Piloted Transport System, PPTS, Moon, New Generation Piloted Transport Ship, PTK NP, RKK Energia, lunar missions, space missions
Since late 1960s Russia has been sending simple, cheap and reliable Soyuz capsules into space, though frankly speaking, their design leaves much to be desired. So Russia has recently finished the design for a new spacecraft that will take humans to the Moon. The PPTS or “Prospective Piloted Transport System” is the name of the new capsule (oficially it is known as PTK NP, or the “New Generation Piloted Transport Ship”). RKK Energia is currently working on the PPTS design and it seems the PPTS prototype will soon be ready for its first flight. Vitaly Lopota, Energia President, claims, ” We have completed the technical design project taking into account the fact that the new spaceship is to fly to the moon. If we get normal financing, we will start flight tests of the spaceship in 2017.” It is planned that the spacecraft will also fly to near-Earth asteroids or perhaps even Mars.
Via:dvice.com

Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

Bizzarrini Veleno Electric Car. Carefully! Hot!
Audi 2Lip: 2050s Vehicle For The Elderly
iOptik Contact Lenses: Virtual 3D Worlds Are In Your Eyeball
Drone-On-Drone Dogfighting 2015 By … U.S. Navy
Vast Network Of Supercharger Stations For Model S Electric Car
The First 3D-Printed Building Will Be Built In 2014
Bitcoin ATM Converts Any World Currency Into Online Currency
Building a Super Brain
Robots With Machine Guns: U.S. Army Sees Latest Gear
Why Astronauts Need Robots In Space