GLAVKOSMOS AT FIDAE-2018, CHILE

29.03.2018

Glavkosmos will take part in the International Air and Space Fair FIDAE-2018 held in Santiago, Chile on April 3-8.

Glavkosmos will be represented in a joint exhibition stand of Russian space enterprises of Roscosmos State Corporation together with Lavochkin Research & Production Association, Russian Space Systems, Research-and-Production Corporation «Precision Systems and Instruments» , Center for Operation of Space Ground-Based Infrastructure (TsENKI), and Tekhnomash Research & Production Association.

FIDAE is a biennial international event. For the first time it took place in 1980 and was meant to be an amazing air show to promote the image and popularity of the Chilean Air Force. Today, FIDAE is the foremost aerospace exhibition of Latin America where the world aerospace leading companies offer their products and services.

Interesting facts 1/3
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.
Interesting facts 2/3
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.
Interesting facts 3/3
Soyuz-2.1a became the first rocket launched from the new Russian space center Vostochny. The historical launch was conducted on April 28, 2016.