The first phase of the formation of the Institute of Space Medicine in Moscow. On this, as reported by ITAR-TASS news agency, told journalists the head of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency Vladimir Uiba.
"We created it to make up a set of issues that fall through today" — he admitted. "By order of the Government, we provide medical and health support for space missions" — reminded Uiba. "In order to develop the technology today, long flights, we need to develop a series of normative fundamental building blocks that are in the clinic did not work out", — he said. "That's why we at the Federal Research Center in Moscow have created Institute for Space Medicine to develop experimental sites is to test the basic standards in the first place, by a long flight," — said the head of the FMBA.
According to him, "Now comes the stage of formation of the Institute, the base, has organized a program of equipment, personnel involvement, there is a phase of development." According to the head of the agency, "it will take a year or two."