Official contradiction

February 20, 2019

Glavkosmos reports that in the article published on on February 19, 2019, a typo was made in the paragraph “Creation of a new human spaceship, Federation, is underway. The ship is expected to be ready by the test campaign of the new Soyuz-5 launcher, the flight tests of which are scheduled for 2023”.

The tests of the Soyuz-5 launch vehicle will take place not in 2023, but in 2022. The work on Soyuz-5 LV is ongoing as scheduled.