Skolkovo Foundation joins commercial space industry
The Russian innovative Skolkovo Foundation joins the international commercial space industry.
The last details of the cooperation agreement between Skolkovo and the International Space Technology Association were discussed at the Sferium space business centre in the Hague on Monday.
The Hague also hosted a presentation of the Skolkovo Foundation which aroused lively interest.
Today’s annual turnover of the world commercial space industry is 120bn euro and keeps growing fast. A large amount of innovative technologies are necessary for the development of the industry. Skolkovo develops such technologies.
The founder of Virgin Corporation Richard Branson declared at a press-conference that his company which operates suborbital space flights is ready to send the first tourists, who can pay for the flight, into space next year.