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04.10.2019
Glavkosmos cheers the successful return of the UAE astronaut to Earth from the ISS
On Thursday, October 3, 2019, the first in the history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori returned to Earth from the flight to the International Space Station (ISS) in the descent module of the Soyuz MS-12 manned spaceship that successfully landed in the Kazakhstan steppe at 11:00 UTC. The UAE astronaut […]
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17.09.2019
GLAVKOSMOS AT THE WORLD SATELLITE BUSINESS WEEK: NEW IDEAS AND PROSPECTS FOR COOPERATION
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04.09.2019
Glavkosmos and Exolaunch have signed a contract for deploying a cluster of small satellites
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29.08.2019
GLAVKOSMOS HAS BECOME A SINGLE OPERATOR FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OF ROSCOSMOS
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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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On April 4, 2019, Glavkosmos JSC, under a contract with Arianespace, launched four communication satellites of O3b Networks, a subsidiary of Luxembourg-based satellite communications operator SES. The name O3b stands for “Other 3 billions”, which refers to the world's population, where broadband Internet is not available right now. Thanks to the O3b satellites, the Internet will come to them.
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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.