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RSC Energia: Presentation of the film Age of Pioneers
March 17, 2017
RSC Energia: Presentation of the film Age of Pioneers Today, on March 17, RSC Energia (which is a part of State Corporation Roscosmos) held a presentation of a few clips from the new feature film Age of Pioneers.
The movie Age of Pioneers is produced by Timur Bekmambetov and Yevgeni Mironov. This is a true story of the legendary mission of Alexei Leonov and Pavel Belayev, set against the backdrop of the space race between the two superpowers. The scientific consultant of the film was a chief specialist of RSC Energia Victor Blagov.
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RSC Energia: Soyuz -04 being prepared for leak tests RSC Energia: Soyuz -04 being prepared for leak tests
March 17, 2017 More...

RSC Energia and SC Yuzhnyi specialists are preparing a transport manned vehicle of the new modification Soyuz MS-04 for leak tests in the vacuum chamber at Baikonur cosmodrome.
So far, the testing cycle of space hardware in a vacuum chamber using a helium-air medium in tested volumes is the most objective method of leak check in ground conditions, ensuring verification of the specified stringent pressurization integrity requirements.



RSC Energia and Fund Talent and Success became partners RSC Energia and Fund Talent and Success became partners
March 16, 2017 More...

Rocket & Space Corporation Energia and Educational Fund Talent and Success concluded a long-term cooperation agreement.
The document was signed by the General Director of Corporation, Vladimir Solntsev, and the Fund manager, Elena Shmeleva.
The agreement provides for close cooperation between the Corporation and the Sirius Educational Center aimed at supporting gifted children and young people, popularizing engineering, research and project activities among the students.



RSC Energia declares contest for pupils
March 14, 2017 More...

The participants of scientific and technical cosmonautics projects contest "Future engineer school can be 7-10 form pupils of general educational establishments of Korolev, Mytishchi, Ivanteyevka, Pushkino and other cities of the Moscow Region.
In order to participate in the contest it is necessary to file an application and to prepare a project concerning Cosmonautics on one of the stated topics. The application and the developed project should be sent to email address: Aerospace-school@yandex.ru. Application period is till April 1, 2017.



ROSCOSMOS declares open enrolment for the cosmonaut corps ROSCOSMOS declares open enrolment for the cosmonaut corps
March 14, 2017 More...

Cosmonauts enrolment campaign begins on March 14, 2017: the Interdepartmental commission made a decision to conduct a contest of FGBU Research Institute Yu.A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (CTC) on candidates enrolment for ROSCOSMOS cosmonaut corps in 2017.
The objective is to select the best specialists, possessing skills of working with space and/or aviation technique, which will become the first pilots of the new Russian spaceship Federatsiya, and will work on the program of the International Space Station (ISS), and also will become the first Russians to fly to the Moon.



Acceptance tests of the equipment to study animal and bird migrations RSC Energia: acceptance tests of the equipment to study animal and bird migrations
March 13, 2017 More...

Specialists from RSC Energia took part in acceptance tests of the qualification model of the ICARUS scientific equipment to study migrations of wild animals and birds.
The tests were conducted in Germany at the premises of the equipment developer - SpaceTech (STI). These included conducting functional and performance tests on the qualification model of the ICARUS equipment, inspecting the antenna unit and control computer OBC-I from the standpoint of fire safety, and developing the schedule of further activities.



 50 years of the first launch under the Soviet lunar program RSC Energia: 50 years of the first launch under the Soviet lunar program
March 10, 2017 More...

Exactly 50 years ago, on March 10, 1967 spacecraft 7K-L1No. 2 which in the media was called Kosmos-146 was launched by launch vehicle UR-500K/Block D from Baikonur. It was the launch of the first spacecraft under the Soviet Circumlunar Flight Program.
Kosmos-146 had a simplified control system as the main purpose of the mission was to test the Upper Stage D the fourth stage of launch vehicle UR-500K (Proton). The spacecraft was successfully injected into the flight trajectory to the Moon. The engine firing of the Upper Stage D occurred twice during the flight. Further flight control and the spacecraft return were not planned.



 83rd anniversary of Yuri Gagarin Memorable date. 83rd anniversary of Yuri Gagarin
March 9, 2017 More...

March 9, 2017 marks the 83rd anniversary of the first cosmonaut of our planet Yuri Alexeevich Gagarin, the first man to see Earth from space with his own eyes! His flight changed the history of humankind and opened to people the road into space.
Yuri spent his childhood in Klushino in Gzhatsk (now Gagarin) district of Smolensk region, RSFSR. In 1941 Gagarin went to the 1st grade of secondary school, but because of the war he could only resume his studies as late as 1943. Then for three years he studied at vocational school No.10 in Lyubertsy, Moscow region, learning the trade of moulder/foundryman.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

April 19, 2017 - 35 years since the launch of the Salyut -7 permanent orbital station, being a second-generation station. Four prime crews and five visiting crews worked aboard the station.

April 9, 2017 - 30 years since docking of astrophysical module Kvant to the Mir orbital complex.

March 31, 2017 - 30 years since the launch of special-purpose astrophysical module Kvant for docking to the Mir orbital complex.


Launches

April 20, 2017
The launch of LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz MS-04 is planned
February 22, 2017
Soyuz-U LV with Progress MS-05 SC is launched.

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