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RSC Energia Delegation visited the Sirius Educational Center

April 10, 2017

The cooperation of the Sirius Educational Center and RSC Energia, although it started recently rapidly grows the Corporation pays special attention to educational projects aimed at involving young people in space subjects.

RSC Energia delegation once again paid a working visit to the Sirius Center in the framework of which schoolchildren of the aerospace class opened in gymnasium No.11, Korolev, under the patronage of the Corporation, got acquainted with the educational and sports infrastructure of the Center and also took part in the master class for practical use of project activities. This July the boys will return here as participants of the space shift which will be held with the support of RSC Energia.

General Director of the Corporation Vladimir Lvovich Solntsev met with the participants of the April shift together with Twice Hero of the Soviet Union Aleksei Arkhipovich Leonov. They together presented film Age of Pioneers the show of which continued an official part of the meeting

- According to the latest public opinion polls 17% of children dream to become cosmonauts. I think that after this film the percentage will grow, - V.L. Solntsev said at the meeting.

Within the framework of this meeting Vladimir Lvovich gave a collection of books compiled on the RSC Energia specialists recommendation to the Center library.

Among them are Encyclopedia of Life and Creative Work of S.P. Korolev; known work of Boris Evseevich Chertok Rockets and We where he tells in detail about the first years of the rise and development of rocket-space industry; Memoirs of Natalia Sergeevna Koroleva about her father; book of General Designer of the Corporation and industry Evgeny Alekseevich Mikrin about the development of rocket-space technology and managers of our enterprise, Vakhtang Dmitrievich Vachnadze work devoted to the 100th anniversary of Chief Designer; books about our Corporation activities in the 21-st century; literary work of cosmonaut Yuri Usachev Three Lives in Space written by him after the first flight and, of course, books about space subjects.

 

RSC Energia is the leading enterprise of rocket - space industry, the prime contractor for manned space systems. The Corporation is working to develop unmanned and rocket systems (launch vehicles and interorbital transfer vehicles), high-tech systems for various applications to be used in non-space fields. Since August 2014 the Corporation is headed by Vladimir Solntsev.

State Corporation ROSCOSMOS is the State Corporation established in August 2015 to carry out a comprehensive reform of the Russian rocket-space industry. State Corporation ROSCOSMOS ensures the implementation of state policy in the field of space activities and their normative legal regulation, as well as places orders to develop, manufacture and deliver space technology and objects of space infrastructure. The State Corporation is also responsible for the development of International cooperation in the space area and the creation of conditions for the use of the results of space activities in the socio-economic development of Russia.

The Sirius Educational Center was opened by Educational Foundation Talent and Success on the initiative of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin who headed the Board of Trustees. The Foundation was established by the outstanding Russian scientists, sportsmen, men of art. The Sirius task is to identify the most successful schoolchildren in regions of Russia, develop and support them, generalize and spread the best practice of working with talented persons.
For professional programs 600 schoolchildren are enrolled monthly 200 in each direction (science, sports and art). Young musicians, artists, ballet dancers, mathematicians, physicists, chemists, biologists, hockey players, figure skaters and chess players study and live together that gives them a unique experience in interdisciplinary and creative communication. Training, stay and travel to Sirius are free for children. The shift lasts 24 days and includes not only lessons in specialty but thorough training in a certain direction, master classes, creative meetings and the developing leisure time. Training is provided on the basis of the infrastructure which was used during the Winter Olympic Games in 2014.

 

 

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