About Intersputnik

Five Decades in Outer Space

Founded under the Agreement of November 15, 1971 on the Establishment of the Intersputnik International System and Organization of Space Communications (hereinafter — ‘the Intersputnik Agreement’), the Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications (hereinafter — ‘Intersputnik’, ‘the Organization’) is an international intergovernmental organization headquartered in Moscow.

Today, the Organization unites 25 nations from various geographic regions.

50 years in outer space

International Cooperation

Intersputnik is a committed international actor cooperating constructively with a wide range of major international intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. Intersputnik enjoys Permanent Observer status with the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. For a long time it has been closely engaged in the activity of international regulating and industry-specific organizations, e.g.:

— Intersputnik is a member of the ITU Radiocommunication Sector;

— In 2007 it joined as an observer the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications, which unites members and observers representing telecommunications administrations of the CIS, Baltic, Central and Eastern European countries;

— Intersputnik participates as an observer in Assemblies of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO), International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), and the European telecommunications satellite organization EUTELSAT;

— it is a member of International Astronautical Federation, International Institute of Space Law, and other organizations.

History of the Organization

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