Russia’s plans for a base on the MOON: Nation will land cosmonauts on the surface by 2031 ahead of creating a lunar colony

a-15nws54sf56f5656Russia will land its first cosmonauts on the moon in 2031, according to new reports.
The bold claim was made by a Russian rocket firm boss, who said that the landing would be preceded by a series of unmanned flights starting in 2026.The news follows recent reports that Russian space agency Roscosmos plans to build a moon base to house 12 cosmonauts.