International Space Company (ISC) Kosmotras (a Joint Stock Company) was established in 1997 under the Russian law. The company’s head office is located in Moscow, Russia.
Primary area of ISC Kosmotras business operations is linked to implementation of the Russian Program for Elimination of the SS-18 Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) that are being withdrawn from service and used in the Dnepr Space Launch System (SLS) for commercial orbital launches of payloads.
ISC Kosmotras shareholders are a team of leading scientific research and manufacturing entities of Russia and Ukraine that built the Dnepr SLS and today exercise the follow-on oversight of its operation.
Since the first Dnepr launch in April 1999, ISC Kosmotras has been actively present on the world launch services market. To date, 20 orbital flights were performed and the total number of payloads launched amounted to 122. The launch service customers were space agencies and commercial companies from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UK, USA, Thailand, South Korea and other countries.
Russian and Ukrainian governments have recognized the ISC Kosmotras achievements by awarding the state prizes in the sphere of science and engineering to the top managers and key experts of the Dnepr Program.