[FPSPACE] Russia resources for ISS

Igor Lissov i-cosmos@mtu-net.ru
Fri, 1 Sep 2000 23:41:23 +0400


Hi Scott,

>Russia's ISS budget for the current year was 40 million dollars but 
>the space agency had
>succeeded in raising 3.5 billion dollars from commerical ventures, 
>mostly in collaboration
>with US firms, Koptev said."
>
>What is Koptev talking about???   Rubles? 3.5B$ is significantly more 
>than the US will spend on ISS next year. 

Koptev was talking about the goods and services Russian aerospace
industry sold to the West since 1992. 

Igor Lissov