Glavkosmos offers its customers a new convenient service for ordering rideshare missions
MOSCOW, December 15. – The official website of Glavkosmos JSC (part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) shared the information for prospective customers willing to send their small spacecraft into orbit as part of a rideshare mission.
"Customers planning to send their small spacecraft to space can now easily get the information from the original source on how to order such a flight using the Russian Soyuz-2 launch vehicle and the Fregat upper stage within the Russian federal space missions," said Dmitry Loskutov, CEO of Glavkosmos, at the World Satellite Business Week 2021 event organized by Euroconsult and held in person in Paris (France) and online. “Customers can easily contact profile managers through our website, get feedback and additional information on the future launch," he added.
The information about the launches of rideshare missions is available in Russian and English. A potential customer of this service can leave an online request, specifying the parameters of the small spacecraft and the desired time of the mission, or contact directly the managers of Glavkosmos for more detailed and specific information on the launch.
Glavkosmos, JSC is a subsidiary of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos. The main task of the company is to promote the achievements of the Russian rocket and space industry to world markets and to manage complex international projects. During its more than thirty-five year history, the company has successfully fulfilled over 140 international contracts, including the launch of more than 170 spacecraft as a secondary payload.
Since May 2021, Glavkosmos has been the official operator of Roscosmos trademarks.
ROSCOSMOS is a State Corporation established in August 2015 to carry out a comprehensive reform of the Russian rocket and space industry. ROSCOSMOS ensures the implementation of the state policy in space activities and its normative and legal regulations, as well as places orders for the design, production and supply of space equipment and space infrastructure. ROSCOSMOS is also vested with authority to develop international cooperation in space and establish the appropriate environment for applying achievements in space domain for the social and economic development in Russia.