Belarus will host the international space congress in 2018. This decision was made today at a meeting of the Association of Space Explorers in French Toulouse. It was an initiative of our cosmonauts to hold the international space congress in Belarus. The letter with a proposal to host the congress has been signed by famous Belarusian cosmonauts Vladimir Kovalenok and Oleg Novitsky. It is expected that in 2018 the space forum in Minsk will gather cosmonauts from 30 countries.