How our success was forged and what we need to do in order to make Russia retain the status of space superpower — all this is covered in the interview with the “Economic strategies” of the Board of Directors Chairman of CJSC “Rosobschemash” corporation, Minister of the USSR General Engineering in 1983–1988 (Aerospace industry of the USSR), one of the founders of the nuclear-missile shield of the country, of the orbital space station “Mir” and “Energia–Buran” system, Hero of Socialist Labor, winner of the Lenin Prize, the Prize of the RF Government named after Yuri Gagarin for his merits in the field of space Oleg D. Baklanov.
Humanity and science are not able today to create strong, high ideas that can raise this humanity, save our civilization.
Immersion of mankind into the information society, paradoxically, enlarges the spaces of inaccessible and simultaneously proposes new technological possibilities for reducing the uncertainty of events and support of the right decisions.
One must understand that planetary exploration is of interest not only to deepen our knowledge of the solar system. On the basis of comparative planetology such exploration creates necessary framework for addressing the problems of Earth’s geology.