Edict of the President of Russian Federation
About structure of management of space activity in Russian Federation
For the purposes of effective use of rocket and space complex of Russia in interests of socio-economic development, security and international cooperation of Russian Federation decree:
1. To form the Russian Space Agency (RSA) under the Government of Russian Federation.
To charge the Russian Space Agency with:
2. To nominate Koptev Yuriy Nikolayevich the General Director of Russian Space Agency under the Government of Russian Federation.
To the General Director of RSA in term of two weeks to submit to the Government of Russian Federation for approval the draft regulations of RSA.
3. To admit the proposal of Russian of Academy of Sciences and Ministry of science, higher school and technical politics of Russian Federation as to the creation of the Interdepartment Expert Commission on Space, which is to carry out assessments and selection of projects on space systems, complexes and facilities of scientific and national-economy destination.
To Ministry of Science, higher school and technical policy of Russian Federation and Russian Space Agency jointly with Russian Academy of Sciences and interested ministries and departments in term of two month to submit to the Government of Russian Federation for approval the draft regulations on the Interdepartment Expert Commission on Space and its personal composition.
President of Russian Federation
February 25, 1992