ONE STEP CLOSER TO REALIZATION OF THE CAS500-1 MISSION
On November 5 -9, 2018, Glavkosmos/GK team and Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) successfully completed the Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat Preliminary Design Review under the agreement for the launch of CAS500-1 satellite from Baikonur. The specialists from Progress Space Rocket Center, Lavochkin Association, and TsENKI also took part in the review. The venue of the event was KARI premises (Daejeon, the Republic of Korea).
Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) is the primary entity of the Republic of Korea in the sphere of space exploration. KARI is a developer, manufacturer and operator of various types of spacecraft.
GK Launch Services has been established by the decision of Roscosmos for commercialization of launch services and is a launch services provider authorized to conclude commercial contracts for spacecraft launches from the Russian launch sites with the use of Soyuz-2 family launch vehicles.