[FPSPACE] Russia resources for ISS
Fri, 1 Sep 2000 23:41:23 +0400
>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.