Relations between ESA and Russian Space Agency (RKA)

Documents from 04 April 1991 to 11 November 1993

Identity Statement

HAEU Reference Code
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Reference Archivists

Bonini, Gherardo

Content and Structure


The dossier contains general information on the Russian Space Agency (RKA), including RKA statutes; documents on the setting-up of Working Groups (including protocol of WG 1, 2, 3 meeting held on 4-5 June 1992); correspondence with Lieberherr, co-Chairman of Working Group 3 on Cooperation on Technology. Documents concerning the meeting between J.-M. Luton and Y. Koptev: common declaration on space cooperation between the Director General of ESA and the Director General of the Russian Space Agency, signed on 12 October 1992; meeting ESA/RKA on 22 September 1992.
The dossier includes the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan concerning use of the Baikonur Space Centre; agreement concerning arrangements for maintaining and using space infrastructure facilities in pursuance of space programmes.
Other topic: MAKS vehicle proposal.

Conditions of Access and Use


English, French, German, Russian

Type of Archival Materials


Allied Materials

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