Azercosmos Space Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Space Agency and Office • Member since 2018
At Azercosmos, Space Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, we are striving to transfer Azerbaijan into one of the driving forces of the global space industry by delivering cutting edge satellite solutions for a better connected, developed, and secure world. We are proud partners of many companies both in public and private sectors across the Globe for a decade now, providing our customers with advanced Telecommunication Services over Azerspace-1 and Azerspace-2 satellites, and Earth Observation services over Azersky satellite.
Apart from satellite operations, Azercosmos seeks to drive technological advancement in the company through research and development activities, bringing together brilliant minds from spheres such as software development, artificial intelligence, aerospace and robotics. Their activities include the design of small launchers and unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as the development of corporate software solutions. With the purpose of increasing interest in the younger generation into research and development within the space field, Azercosmos has been holding world-class competitions, such as Cansat Azerbaijan, ActInSpace Hackathon and NASA Space Apps Hackathon and involving participants from all over Azerbaijan.
In pursuing the company’s mission and aspiring to reach its vision, Azercosmos provides to the community and tries to continuously contribute to something bigger than itself. Azercosmos CSR objectives are built around the ambition of encouraging the development of highly skilled talent in the space field, supporting an innovative ecosystem around the space industry, aiding leadership, teamwork, and creativity among the youth, as well as increasing the welfare of the community.
Azercosmos is a proud host of world’s premier global space event – the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Held in Baku in 1973 for the first time, the IAC will return to Azerbaijan in 2023, after a half-century. With utmost confidence and strong determination, we will welcome the global space community to Baku in 2023 and offer an exceptional congress experience, immersing participants into the elegant fusion of the past and the future.