“We are ready to work with the United States in space, and, in my opinion, the head of NASA recently just said that he cannot imagine just the development of space programs without his partnership with Russia. We welcome this statement and cherish it … I know that he (the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin) is a supporter of developing relations with the United States in this area, in space, ” Putin said in an interview with NBC, the materials of which are published on the Kremlin’s website.
Also during the interview, Putin added that Russia is interested in cooperation in this area not only with the United States. “We are also working with China and will continue to work. This applies to a variety of programs, including those for the study of deep space,” the president added.