L’ takes on the appearance of the Cold War. On April 12, Vladimir Putin made his first departure from Moscow since the start of the war in Ukraine, on February 24, 2022. He was visiting his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko, the two heads of state making a televised intervention from so. east of Russia.
On this very symbolic date, which marks the 61st anniversary of the first manned spaceflight of Vladimir Putin wanted to remember in the field of space conquest and announced the return of lunar missions from 2022. The Roscosmos space agency should coordinate the Luna 25 mission, a robotic scientific mission to study the Moon. It will be the first Russian probe to land on our natural satellite since 1976 and the Luna 24 mission.
Return to the future
Russian news agency Novosti revealed on April 8 that Roscosmos planned to launch the Luna 25 probe on August 22, 2022. If the mission has already experienced delays, Vladimir Putin reportedly asked the space agency’s director general: , that the probe will be ready before September according to the Tass news agency. Luna 25 could effectively mean Russia’s return to the aerospace industry, as the sector has suffered a deep economic crisis induced by theLorsque cet écroulement concerne des roches cohérentes, on peut aussi parler d’éboulement rocheux.
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Once , Luna 25 will participate in various experiments on the lunar soil. The main objectives are related to the analysis of the regolith, covering the entire surface of the Moon with a layer of white dust. The probe will also be able to observe the thermal variations of the regolith in the region, which could provide researchers with clues about the possible presence of water in the inner layers of the Moon.
Russia does it alone
The Luna 25 mission was going to be carried out in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), but the war unleashed by Russia imposed itself on scientific collaboration between this country and Western space institutions. On April 13, Luna missions 25, 26 and 27. A new setback, while the ExoMars mission also suffered the geopolitical tensions with Russia and it will surely not come out in 2022.
It is difficult to predict whether Roscosmos will meet the deadlines and succeed in launching Luna 25 in August. Most specialists agree that landing on the Moon is a dangerous task. But the Luna 25 mission is of great importance to Russia and could be a first milestone for cooperation with China in the of the permanent lunar base, theInternational Lunar Research Station (ILRS), which is expected to start in 2026.