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On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, the Lavochkin Research and Production Association of Russia has explained the presentation at its 46th academic Reading on the topic Cosmonautics. In the presentation, the Association has announced the date for launching Russia’s Luna-25 Lunar mission.

It asserted that Russia would launch its Luna-25 lunar mission on July 23 this year. Moreover, July 24, 2022, would also be served as the backup date for the launch of the mission.


While emphasizing the launch mission of Russia, a representative of Lovachkin stated that from May to October, which has been calculated, the Association would provide the dates for the entire range of the 2022 launch window that is available in the country.

Moreover, it was asserted by the Association that July 23 had been selected by the Russian space research to launch the mission, and it is known as the basic date; on the other hand, July 24 is considered as the backup date in case anything unexceptional happened.

With the given information, the Association also predicted that the lunar station would be reached the orbit of the moon on July 28 or July 29, and between only these two days, the result will be shown respectively.

Further, head of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin also explained that the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocker with the Luna-25 inter-planetary automatic station would be scheduled to launch in May-July, 2022. In order to utilize the energy capacity of the spacecraft, the month of July for the launch was chosen.

He noted,” Due to the nuances in September and October, the activities can’t be possible in these months, also specified that the opportunity for the start of the mission, the dates have been issued. When the lunar module gets ready, the launch will take place.

As per the reports, the Luna-25 is the first domestic spacecraft in the modern history of Russia on the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth. The test on the lunar is going on in the country.


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