The Executive Branch

Federal Space Agency

Head of the Federal Space Agency

The Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is an authorised federal executive body responsible for implementing government policy and legal regulation, providing government services and managing state property in the field of space exploration, international space cooperation and joint projects and programmes in space, space research, missile and space technology for military purposes, strategic missile systems, coordination of the maintenance, further development and use of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) in the interests of civilian consumers, including commercial consumers, and international cooperation in this sphere, as well as the general coordination and management of the activities being carried out at the Baikonur space centre.