Glavkosmos to become Global Space Congress partner in Abu Dhabi, UAE


January 31 – February 1, 2017; Abu Dhabi, UAE. Glavkosmos will become a partner of the Global Space Congress and take part in «Game Changing Launch Systems» session. The participants will share their views on how new launch technologies will change the way we go to space; what launch facilities need to be developed; which platforms will succeed and who will be the primary users. Denis Lyskov, the CEO of Glavkomos, will be the speaker at the event.

The Congress is an international arena for exchanging experience in space industry. Over 600 experts from the across the world, including Heads of Space Agencies, executives from leading space and aerospace companies, government ministries, top researchers and academics are expected to participate in Global Space Congress.

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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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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.