Egypt is one of several countries with which Russia is discussing the possibility of sending their astronaut into space stated the head of Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin during the forum «Baikonur — the cradle of world space science.»

The head of the Russian space corporation recalled the recent successful launch of the UAE astronaut. At the moment Russia is holding negotiations with other countries who's astronauts could potentially participants in this project like Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and other countries.

Earlier, reported that the Turkish astronaut would be sent to ISS in 2021–2023.