The moon race won't go on forever. As a result, its participants will come to understand that, what need to cooperate.
This opinion was expressed by the head of the state corporation "Roscosmos" Dmitry Rogozin on the air of the First channel.
This race goes to a certain limit, until, until we start to understand, that she is pointless. I think, that a new conquest of the moon cannot be nationalized by one country, they won't do without us.
– Rogozin spoke about the US Lunar Program.
In the 60s and 70s of the last century, the lunar race ended with the joint Soviet-American Soyuz-Apollo program. The United States is now planning a return to lunar exploration in 2024 year. The new lunar program was named "Artemis".
At the end of May, Dmitry Rogozin said, that "Roskosmos" intends to make a manned flight to the Moon and land astronauts to 2030 year.
According to the materials of the state corporation "Roscosmos", placed on the public procurement website, Russia intends to spend more 20 billion rubles to increase the carrying capacity of the Angara launch vehicles. For this, a heavy-class oxygen-hydrogen upper stage will be created. (КВТК) DM-03, which will increase the payload of missiles by 1-3 tons.