“Dniprocosmos” (DC) is the successor and continues to perform tasks of the State Enterprise Dniprocosmos, which was founded by the National Space Agency of Ukraine and the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration on April 10, 1998.
Dniprocosmos specializes in the field of development of information technologies of space observation systems.
Specialists of “Dniprocosmos” took direct participation in the development and operation of the Mission Control Center (MCC) of Earth remote sensing national satellites and created software for the ground-based information structure of USSR space systems.
In 1995, with their participation, the first Ukrainian MCC for satellite “Sich-1” was created. This MCC operated the satellite for more than six years.
Software complexes of control and payload work planning for “Egyptsat-1” and “Sich-2” satellites were developed by Dniprocosmos and have successfully passed the tests in the MCC of these satellites.
Main directions of activity of “Dniprocosmos”:
National Space Facilities Control And Test Center was founded in 1996, according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine, the Center of distant space communications in the coastal region of Crimea peninsula, near the town of Yevpatoria. In 2014 to restore the operational control of the National Center and its affiliates by the State Space Agency of Ukraine made a decision on the relocation NCSFCT on the mainland of Ukraine, Kyiv.
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