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Degtyarev retains the possibility of space flight, reported in "Commerce"

The company "Kosmocar" - the Russian operator of suborbital flights into space - ready to give the acting Governor of the Khabarovsk Krai Mikhail Degtyarev opportunity to fly into space as a test.

In 2016, being the Deputy of the state Duma from LDPR Degtyarev said he intends to go on a space flight as a test equipment company "Cosmocats".

"He brave man," he added.

Pushkin said that such a flight possible no earlier than 2025.

Last Monday the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was appointed acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai Degtyarev, on Tuesday, he arrived in Khabarovsk and was submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers of the region. On this post he replaced Sergey Furgala, who was removed from office because of suspected of involvement in organized crime groups and custom-made murders of businessmen in the 2000-ies.

The company "Kosmocar" created for the development of space-rocket equipment and services tourist suborbital flights. The company has previously announced plans to create a spaceport near Nizhny Novgorod. Prior to that, she received the license of Roscosmos for space activities.

To fly to a height of 200 kilometers, "Kosmocar" developing a single-stage rocket and return seven-seat spacecraft. It is expected that the first flight will be made in 2025 - with a duration of 15 minutes, including zero-gravity tourists will be about five minutes. The ticket will cost roughly 200-250 thousand dollars. The company plans to spend up to 115 starts per year, sending a trip up to 700 people. It is expected that these will be mostly foreigners.