Roscosmos said the company was the operator for the launch of the rocket «Soyuz-2» and «RS-20»

© RIA Novosti / Igor Russkiye in fotomontaggi of the state Corporation Roscosmos. Archival photoRoscosmos said the company was the operator for the launch of the rocket «Soyuz-2» and «RS-20»© RIA Novosti / Igor Russkiyi the image Bank

The company «glavkosmos launch services» (GK Launch Services) became the operator for the provision of commercial services to launch satellites from the Russian cosmodrome using rocket «Soyuz-2» and «RS-20», said on Tuesday «Roscosmos».

GK Launch Services was established last April by the decision of Roscosmos, included in its composition «Glavkosmos» and the company «Kosmotras».

«New Russian company becomes the operator for the provision of commercial services to launch SPACECRAFT (SC) using rockets (PH) family «Soyuz-2» and PH, based on the missiles «SS-20», from Russian spaceports. The glavkosmos owns 75% of shares created by the company «Kosmotras» – 25%», — stated in the release.

Among the services — the launching into orbit of satellites for various purposes weighing from 1 kg to 6 tons. The establishment of the company, noted in the release, «responding to the increasing demand in the segment of commercial projects to create and launch groups and space vehicles of light class».

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