Administration: Talgat Musabayev
The National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, or KazCosmos, was founded in 2007. They have launched 3 satellites, 2 of which are still in operation, KazSat-2 and KazSat-3. Their first cosmonaut class had to cosmonauts, one of which, Aidyn Aimbetov, flew aboard the ISS for 10 days. KazCosmos is heavily linked to the Russian Space Agency due to the Russian’s primary launch site being Baikonur Cosmodrome, which is located in Kazakhstan.