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Rogozin dismissed, Kremlin appoints New Head of Roscosmos, NASA approves cross-flight agreement

Updated: Jul 16, 2022

Yuri Borisov has been appointed CEO of Roscosmos State Corporation, This President Decree comes into force from the date of its signing.


On July 15, 2022, The Kremlin (Russian Government) announced that Dmitry Rogozin has been relieved from his post as Director General of Roscosmos State Corporation. Yuri Borisov replaces Rogozin as New CEO, on the same day U.S. gov space agency NASA and Roscosmos have finalized a seat barter that will fly an astronaut on Soyuz MS-22 & 23 and a cosmonaut on SpaceX Crew-5 & 6.


President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed the Decree "On Rogozin D.O.".

Text of the Decree:

1. relieve Dmitry Olegovich Rogozin of his position as Director General of Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities.

2. The present Decree shall come into force on the day of its signing.

Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, Director General of State Corporation on Space Activities "Roscosmos".

The head of state signed the Decree "On the General Director of the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities."

Text of the Decree:

1. Appoint Yuri Ivanovich Borisov as Director General of State Corporation on Space Activities "Roscosmos".

2. This Decree shall go into effect on the date of its signing.


Borisov replaces Rogozin