Glavkosmos participates in the NewSpace Africa Conference in Angola

April 2, 2024

MOSCOW, April 2. - Glavkosmos JSC (part of Roscosmos) is taking part in the international space conference NewSpace Africa, which opened on Tuesday in Luanda (Angola). The title of the event taking place in the Angolan capital from April 2 to 5 is ‘The Role of Space in Closing Africa's Poverty Gap’.

As part of the conference, Glavkosmos management on April 2 will present the capabilities of the Russian space industry and some promising space projects. During the event, the representatives of Glavkosmos intend to hold a number of meetings with colleagues from foreign space companies representing the African continent.

The NewSpace Africa Conference is to become a high-level gathering for industry leaders, commercial space companies, investors and other key stakeholders in the African space and satellite industry. The conference is organized by the analytical agency Space In Africa and the international intergovernmental organization African Union.


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. Throughout its history, the company has successfully fulfilled over 140 international contracts, including the launch of more than 200 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.