20 Nov 2018 10:38

Rogozin would like to visit NASA's Johnson Space Center, see SpaceX developments in U.S

MOSCOW. Nov 20 (Interfax) - Head of Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin may visit NASA's Johnson Space Center and may be shown developments of SpaceX company during his visit to the United States next year, NASA Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations William Gerstenmaier said.

This visit is expected to take place in 2019, and the sides are now coordinating parameters of this trip and are discussing who will accompany Rogozin during it, Gerstenmaier said at a press conference in Moscow on Monday when answering a question from Interfax.

Rogozin has requested an opportunity to visit the Johnson Space Center in Texas and also see new NASA developments, he said, adding that Rogozin may also go to Florida, where he will be able to have a look at the Dragon2 SpaceX rocket and other developments.

Details of Rogozin's visit will be finalized next month, Gerstenmaier said.