Russia to send space mission to Moon, Mars, - Putin

The program concerning missions to the Moon will be complete in 2019, the Russian leader says
19:28, 15 March 2018

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The Russian space mission will go to Mars in 2019; president Vladimir Putin said this in the recently released documentary, spread across the social networks - as quoted by Interfax news agency.

'We are going to launch drones, and then we'll send in pilots. We'll be able to explore the further space from the Moon, and then we can explore Mars. The first program will be completed very soon, in 2019; then, we'll send a mission to Mars,' Putin said.

According to him, Russian experts are now trying to land on the Moon's poles. 'There are reasons to believe there is water there', the Russian leader said. 

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