“Roscosmos” will create operator commercial launches

The state Corporation “Roscosmos” will create a single operator for commercial launches, which will coordinate the marketing activities of Russian producers. About it the newspaper “Izvestiya” told the official representative of Roscosmos Igor Burenkov.

“Plans for the formation of a single operator commercial jobs we discuss in the context of the reform of the space industry, he said. — Coordination of marketing activities of Russian producers on the world market of launch services, it seems logical, especially in these years when the market changes and new players ambiciozne”.

How to work the operator, will become clear later. “Concerted action will allow us to better build relationships with key customers, carry out more flexible marketing policy based on a differentiated approach to the customers”, — said the Burenkov.

To the formation of a operator in 2011 was made by the head of the Federal space Agency Vladimir Popovkin, reminds the edition. He wanted to create an analogue of “Rosoboronexport”, which leads the sale of Russian weapons in the world. Then offer Popovkin was not implemented as a formal industry was subject to the Federal property management Agency, not a “Roscosmos”.