Glavkosmos (Joint Stock Company) is a subsidiary of ROSCOSMOS State Space Corporation. The key objectives of the company are the promotion of Russian space industry achievements in the world market and management of international space projects.
years of experience in space industry
120 INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS
For more than thirty years, Glavkosmos has evolved from a ministry department to a global company which now plays an important role in the international activities of the Russian space industry. Glavkosmos is an operator of the commercial missions of Soyuz-2.1 launch vehicles performed from the Russian spaceports.
TEAM OF HIGLY QUALIFIED EXPERTS
Glavkosmos background is not just a technical heritage. First of all, it is a team of exceptional highly-qualified experts combining technical competencies with a spirit of space pioneers.
successful missions with secondary payloads
Glavkosmos reports that in the article published on Geospatialworld.net on February 19, 2019, a typo was made in the paragraph “Creation of a new human spaceship, Federation, is underway. The ship is expected to be ready by the test campaign of the new Soyuz-5 launcher, the flight tests of which are scheduled for 2023”. The […]
On July 15, 1975 Soyuz-19 spaceship was lifted aboard Soyuz-U launch vehicle. It was the first international space flight with the docking of Apollo, a US spaceship. The famous Soyuz-Apollo docking was a historical event and a symbol of rapprochement between the two superpowers in the period of détente during the long-lasting Cold War.
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Soyuz spaceship was used for the first commercial space flight coordinated by Glavkosmos. In December 1990, a Japanese journalist Toyohiro Akiyama became a member of the crew delivered to MIR space station.
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Soyuz-2.1a became the first rocket launched from the new Russian space center Vostochny. The historical launch was conducted on April 28, 2016.