Glavkosmos presents capacities of the Russian space industry in the countries of North Africa

June 26, 2023

MOSCOW, June 27. - Dmitry Loskutov, Director General of Glavkosmos, visited Egypt and Algeria on June 25-26 as part of a Russian delegation led by Yuri Borisov, Head of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos.

The trip made it possible to intensify contacts between enterprises of the space industry on the Russia-Egypt and Russia–Algeria axes. During the meetings that took place – first in Cairo with the Director General of the Egyptian Space Agency, Sherif Sedky, and then in Algeria with the Director General of the Algerian Space Agency, Azzedine Oussedik - Dmitry Loskutov informed in detail his colleagues from Egypt and Algeria about the areas of cooperation.

Special emphasis was given to the perspectives of cooperation between Egyptian and Algerian companies with Russian space industry enterprises in production of spacecraft for various purposes and the use of satellite data received, obtaining launch services, developing national space projects – public or private, building ground infrastructure and training professional personnel.


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 180 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.