Rogozin to head Roscosmos space corporation
The former Russian deputy PM in charge of defense, Dmitry Rogozin, has accepted President Vladimir Putin’s nomination to head the state space corporation Roscosmos.
The president made the proposal to Rogozin at a personal meeting that took place today. "I will do everything possible and necessary to live up to your trust,” RIA Novosti cited Rogozin as saying.
"You should look into strengthening the team and make sure that this branch of industry is headed by people who know all the workings. They must be good specialists, first-class scientists and organizers," Putin noted.