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A new space robot, because of the sanctions will remain without foreign parts

New Russian space robot, created to replace the robot "Fedor", because of the sanctions will not get the best of foreign components, would therefore be collected from domestic or localized production in Russia, details, told in an interview to RIA Novosti Executive Director of the NGO "Android technology" Eugene Dudorov.

"It is clear that access to global best solutions, we have not been and will not because of the sanctions restrictions," he said.

Therefore, the robot will use either domestic components, or import components, approved for use in the Russian Federation. "Of course, we strive to maximize the use of components manufactured in Russia. In particular, the engines we produce ourselves. Filed an application for their certification for use in space technology. With cameras more difficult. They are Russian-made, but the matrix is not just in Russia and made in any case have to use imported. If there is a choice between Russian and imported components, and weight and dimensions will in favor of the latter, we study the question of localization of production", - said Dudorov.

Robot "Theodore" went into space on 22 August 2019 on the spacecraft "Soyuz MS-14". Aboard the ISS, he was tested in Autonomous mode and under control of the astronauts. The seventh of September, Fedor returned to Earth.

The following robot created in the framework of the project "Teledroid". The project involves the creation of an anthropomorphic robot with no legs who will work on the outer surface of the ISS. In February 2020, it was reported that completed the conceptual and technical design of this robotic complex. The robot will be sent into space in 2024.

The full text of the interview is available on the website ria.ru at 12.00 GMT.