Spacecraft Soyuz MS mated to adapter section
June 28, 2016
Today, June 28, specialists from RSC Energia (a part of State Corporation Roscosmos) working at the Baikonur launch site have successfully completed operations to mate a manned transportation spacecraft of the new series Soyuz MS to the adapter section.
Spacecraft Soyuz MS filled with propellant components and compressed gases
June 27, 2016
The spacecraft preparations for the launch under the International Space Station (ISS) program are being performed at the spacecraft processing facility at the Baikonur launch site. Earlier, the spacecraft had been filled with propellant components and compressed gases.
RSC Energia specialists at the Baikonur launch site have successfully completed operations to fill a manned transportation spacecraft of the new series Soyuz MS with propellant components and compressed gases.
RSC Energia: annual general meeting of shareholders
June 27, 2016
After the filling the spacecraft was brought into the spacecraft processing facility and installed into a jig for further pre-launch processing.
On Saturday, June 25, an annual general meeting of shareholders was held at RSC Energia.
Crews of Soyuz MS started their training sessions at Baikonur launch site
June 25, 2016
18 issues to be discussed and decided upon were put on the agenda covering manufacturing, financial and legal activities of the Corporation.
Among those were the approval of the annual report and the annual financial statement of RSC Energia for 2015, including the Corporation financial results report, the approval of distribution of profits based on the results of the previous year, approval of the Charter and other revised internal documents of the Corporation.
Today, June 25, members of the main and the backup crews of Soyuz MS manned transportation spacecraft started their final training sessions at the Baikonur launch site.
Crew of Soyuz MS arrived at Baikonur
June 24, 2016
Also today, Technical Management held their meeting at which a decision was made to proceed with filling Soyuz MS with rocket propellant components and compressed gases.
Members of the main and backup crews of Soyuz MS manned transportation spacecraft arrived at the Baikonur launch site for further prelaunch preparations.
Cosmonauts onboard ISS are to try out the manual control system of Progress MS
June 24, 2016
The main crew consists of Anatoli Ivanishin (Roscosmos, Russia), Takuya Onishi (JAXA, Japan) and Kathleen Rubins (NASA, USA). The backup crew consists of Oleg Novitskiy (Roscosmos, Russia), Thomas Pesquet (ESA, France) and Peggy Whitson (NASA, USA).
In accordance with the International Space Station (ISS) mission plan, on July 1, 2016 a trial test will be run on Progress MS cargo spacecraft of the upgraded system for remote control of the spacecraft – TORU (teleoperator control mode). The trial is necessary in order to complete the program of flight tests of Progress MS cargo spacecraft.
RSC Energia: yet another milestone reached in the work on Nauka module for the ISS
June 20, 2016
RSC Energia specialists have successfully completed the manufacturing and developmental testing of the additional equipment to be installed in the Multipurpose Laboratory Module (MLM) Nauka for the International Space Station (ISS).
Crew of Soyuz TMA-19M returned to Earth
June 20, 2016
On Saturday, June 18, the descent vehicle of the manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19M developed and built by RSC Energia and carrying onboard the crew of ISS-46/47 successfully touched down 150 km away from Zhezkazgan (Kazakhstan). The touchdown occurred at 12:15 Moscow Time.
History of space exploration. The day of the first single spaceflight of a woman cosmonaut
June 16, 2016
The crew consists of a ROSCOSMOS cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (Soyuz TMA-19M commander), a NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra, and an ESA astronaut Timothy Peake.
On June 16, 1963 the world’s first woman cosmonaut performed a single spaceflight. This achievement belongs to Valentina Vladimirovna TERESHKOVA, Hero of the Soviet Union, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Professor at N.E. Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, Major General.
Results of the First Corporate Competition “Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS”
June 14, 2016
Valentina Vladimirovna performed her spaceflight in the Vostok-6 spacecraft, it lasted almost three days. The launch was performed at Baikonur at 12:29:51 p.m. The flight duration was 2 days 22 hr 50 min, the flight range was 1 M 971 thou. km.
The First Corporate competition of the rocket and space industry “Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS” conducted per WorldSkills standards, which was held on June 6 through 12 in the town of science of Korolev near Moscow is over.
Corporate competition: Participants in the Aerospace Engineering event launched rockets
June 12, 2016
Taking part in the competition were 18 teams from 21 companies in the rocket and space industry, who competed in 7 skill areas. The competition took place at the facilities of the Energia Corporation, S.P. Korolev Technical College and gymnasium No.11.
Today, the final stage of competition in the Aerospace Engineering skills area was held. All 6 participating teams launched the rockets they had been working on for the three days of the competition. It is interesting to note that in the course of work two more teams were organized – a team of managers and a team of volunteers, whose rockets were launched the day before as a test.
Corporate Competition “Young Professionals of Roscosmos”: results are coming in
June 11, 2016
Today at the venue of the event in the skills area Welding, the experts are getting ready to pronounce their judgement.
Events of Corporate Competition are drawing to a close
June 11, 2016
Participants in the Corporate competition Young Professionals of Roscosmos in the skills area Welding over a period of three days built 7 structures of aluminum, stainless steel and metal. 15 hours were allotted for performing this work. The results are to be judged by 176 parameters.
Today at the venue of the events in the skill areas “Turning using numerically controlled machine tool" and "Milling using numerically controlled machine tool”, along with the activities of the participants, another important phase began: the experts started taking measurements of the manufactured parts. By the end of the day this work will be completed, and it will be clear who became the best in these skill areas. The winners will be announced tomorrow at the awards ceremony.
Corporate Competition “Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS”: day by day
June 11, 2016
Events in the skills areas “Milling using numerically controlled machine tools” and “Turning using numerically controlled machine tools”, “CAD engineering graphics” within the framework of the first Corporate Competition of the rocket and space industry Young Professionals of Roscosmos in accordance with World Skills standards are held at specially prepared venues at RSC Energia.
Energia representatives are favorites to win
June 10, 2016
Held at the facilities of S.P. Korolev Technical College within the framework of the First Corporate competition of the rocket and space industry “Young Professionals of Roscosmos” conducted per WorldSkills standards are events in skills areas Prototyping and Electronics.
Events of Corporate Competition are in Full Swing
June 10, 2016
Events are under way within the framework of the first Corporate Competition of the rocket and space industry Young Professionals of Roscosmos conducted in accordance with World Skills standards.
Volunteers at work at Corporate Competition “Young Professionals of Roscosmos”
June 10, 2016
Vying for the right to be named the best in their trades are 18 teams from 21 company in the rocket and space industry.
More than 40 volunteers work at Corporate Competition of the rocket and space industry “Young Professionals of Roscosmos”. These are students of S.P.Korolev Technical College, where some of the competition events are held.
Inauguration of the first industry Championship Roscosmos Young Professionals
June 9, 2016
The students work at all the venues. Their responsibilities include registration and information support of participants, experts and guests of the competition, as well as assisting the organizers in conducting the competition through all the days of its work.
The opening ceremony of the first Corporate Championship of rocket-space industry ROSCOSMOS Young Professionals was held by WorldSkills standards on June 8 in Korolev science city near Moscow.
RSC Energia: Lean-technologies are introduced when developing a new Upper Stage
June 8, 2016
Executive Director of Human Resources and Social Policy of State Corporation ROSCOSMOS Alla Vuchkovich welcomed the participants and guests of the Championship.
The RSC Energia specialists developed a plan of operations for optimization of the issue of design documentation (DD) for a static mockup of the perspective DM Upper Stage which will be used with the Angora launch vehicle.
The RSC Energia team is ready to participate in industry championship Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS
June 8, 2016
When implementing the tasks envisaged in the plan the time allotted for the development of design and organizational and administrative documentation (OAD) will be reduced from 20 to 5 months with a significant cost saving. A clear concept of work with the Corporation departments and allied organizations is developed, which allows to reduce the time of making decisions and improve operational efficiency.
At a period of June 6 - 12 young specialists of RSC Energia will take part in corporate championship of rocket-space industry Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS. It will be held by standards of International Championship of blue-collar and white-collar occupations WorldSkills.
ROSCOSMOS: Launch of Soyuz MS Manned Transport Vehicle
June 7, 2016
The day before the Corporation President Vladimir Solntsev met with members of the RSC Energia team, wished them good luck and expressed a hope that these competitions will open new opportunities both for the professional advancement and the creative potential revelation.
To assure a higher flight safety of the first modified manned vehicle Soyuz MS to the ISS a decision was taken to perform a number of additional software tests, and the State Commission of State Corporation Roscosmos made a decision to launch Soyuz-FG launch vehicle (LV) with manned transport vehicle (MTV) Soyuz MS on July 7, 2016 at 04:36 Moscow time.
Tula State University held award ceremony for the winners of the open creative contest “He Said: ‘Off We Go!’. 55 Years in Space”
June 7, 2016
Representatives of RSC Energia took part in awards ceremony for the winners of the joint open creative contest “He Said: ‘Off We Go!’. 55 Years in Space”, which was held at Tula State University (TulSU).
RSC Energia: Championship Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS will be held in Korolev
June 6, 2016
Diplomas and gifts were presented to the winners by the vice president for personnel and social policies of RSC Energia, the chairman of the commission which assessed the work of the competition participants Mikhail KOMAROV, rector of TulSU Mikhail GRYAZEV, doctor of engineering science, professor, science consultant of RSC Energia, a member of the commission which assessed the works of the contest participants Victor SINYAVSKY.
On Monday, June 6 on the site of RSC Energia in Korolev the following starts: Corporate Championship of rocket-space industry “Young Professionals of ROSCOSMOS” by WorldSkills standards. The dates of the Championship holding are June 6-12.
85th anniversary of academician Victor Legostaev
June 6, 2016
Today, June 6, 2016, marks the 85th anniversary of academician Victor Pavlovich Legostaev – an outstanding developer of rocket and space hardware, associate of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev and general designer of RSC Energia.
RSC Energia at the StartupVillage conference in Skolkovo
June 3, 2016
At RSC Energia (earlier known as OKB-1) V.P. Legostaev worked from 1960 to 2015, rising through the ranks from head of sector to general designer and chairman of scientific and technical council, and making an invaluable contribution to the development of the company.
The RSC Energia employees took part in the StartupVillage conference which was held on June 2-3 at the Skolkovo Innovation Center.
Committee of the youth innovation projects (CYIP) of RSC Energia presented perspective developments of the Corporation employees which may be of interest to business. These projects are the following: Space Lab, Wireless Power Transmission Technology, Optical Communication System with a Passive Transmitter, Soft Landing on the Atmosphere-Bearing Planets Using a Parachute System with an Elastic Link, Film Solar Arrays for Spacecraft Based on Ultra-Light Inflatable Tubular Framework of Composite Materials, Solar Sail Module for Nanosatellites, ARCHE Mathematical Simulation Environment.