“Brazil is attempting to develop its own space center. Unfortunately, because of the losses by Ukraine of their technology, the Brazilian-Ukrainian project on using the Cyclone rocket on the coastal space center in Brazil has been practically shut down, but Russia has suggested its own ways of work…we have ideas as to how to help Brazil in developing its space centers,” Rogozin told journalists.
Russia and Brazil have long been discussing the latter's space industry. Last July, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow was looking forward to deepening cooperation with Brasilia in a number of industries, including space. Brazil is one of the sites where stations for the Russian navigation satellites GLONASS are located.