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Glavkosmos at the Global Space Congress
On March 19-21, 2019, the delegation of Glavkosmos took part in the Global Space Congress in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. There, Director General Dmitry Loskutov spoke in the Future of Manned Space Flight panel. According to him, the main challenges facing modern human space flights remain the same: their reliability, safety, and cost. […]
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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 d├ętente 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.