Russia: Verbal Agreement to Extend ISS Ops to 2020

Russia and its International Space Station partners have an oral agreement to continue using the orbiter until 2020, the president of leading Russian spacecraft maker RSC Energia said on Thursday.

“The ISS partners have not yet signed any documents, but verbally we have already settled the initiative [to extend the station’s use],” Vitaly Lopota said at a news conference in Moscow.

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