COSMOS International

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COSMOS International or COSMOS International Satellitenstart GmbH is a joint Russian-German Launch Service Provider and satellite manufacturer. A partnership between OHB System, Fuchs Gruppe and PO Polyot, COSMOS commercially markets launches using the Kosmos-3M rocket, which are subcontracted to the Russian Space Forces.[1]

The organisation conducted its first launch on 28 April 1999, placing ABRIXAS and MegSat into orbit, on a single rocket. More recently, it has been responsible for the launches of SAR-Lupe satellites for Germany's Bundeswehr (defence force).

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