Glavkosmos Launch Services participate at the Small Satellite Conference in the USA

09.08.2017

The 31st annual Conference on  Small Satellites is taking place at Utah State University in Logan on August 5-10.

Every year the conference becomes a united platform for discussing the current issues on small satellite development.

The participants note that the modern market challenges and technical capabilities motivate state and commercial companies to build smallsats.

The conference is hosted by the  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Utah State University. There are 1,200 participants from over 400 entities. Total 13 technical sessions have been arranged.

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 détente 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.