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RSC Energia: Sea Launch deal
September 27, 2016
IAC-2016 Today, within the framework of the International Astronautical Congress IAC-2016 in Guadalajara (Mexico), a contract was signed which provides for the acquisition of the assets of Sea Launch - S7 Group signed a contract with the Sea Launch group.
The subject of the transaction includes: the ship Sea Launch Commander and the platform Odyssey with their installed rocket segment equipment, the ground support equipment at the Home Port of Long Beach (USA) and the Sea Launch trademark.
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IAC-2016 RSC Energia at the Congress of the International Astronautical Federation IAC-2016
September 27, 2016 More...

Delegation of RSC Energia headed by General Director Vladimir Solntsev is taking part in the Congress of the International Astronautical Federation IAC-2016, which opened in Guadalajara (Mexico).
V. Solntsev presented report The Russian cosmonautics. International aspects. One of the priority subjects was the following: the Energia plans under the International Space Station (ISS) program including the development of new modules of the Russian Segment, modernization of transport vehicles and launch vehicles, scientific experiments onboard the Station.



ROSCOSMOS. The Work of State Comission
September 20, 2016 More...

Having reviewed the data on the malfunction of manned transport spacecraft Soyuz MS-02, which launch was scheduled for September 23, 2016, the State Commission made a decision to change the launch date and continue necessary actions before identifying the causes, following which the schedule of manned flights to the ISS will be updated.



Forming A Common Personnel Pool ROSCOSMOS. Forming A Common Personnel Pool
September 20, 2016 More...

State Corporation ROSCOSMOS begins enrolling candidates for the industrys common personnel reserve in order to form a pool of highly efficient staff to be eventually appointed to senior executive positions.
ROSCOSMOS Board has approved Personnel Reserve Forming and Development Policy, according to which the personnel reserve consists of two levels: The industry-wide personnel reserve of the State Corporation and the internal personnel reserves of individual companies. The industry-wide personnel reserve is formed for subsequent appointments to positions of general directors, deputy general directors, general/chief designers. Candidates for other positions belong to personnel reserves of individual companies.



RSC Energia started experiments to test the human activities on the Moon RSC Energia started experiments to test the human activities on the Moon
September 19, 2016 More...

The RSC Energia specialists started a series of experiments to test the human activities on the Moon using unique stand Selen allowing to simulate gravity on the surface of the Earth satellite.
During the next experiment Head of Flight-Test Department of the Corporation Mark Serov and Instructor-Test Cosmonaut Class 1, Head of Scientific-Technical Center, RSC Energia Aleksandr Kaleri equipped with space suits Orlan-DM tried out under lunar gravity a set of motions simulating the cosmonaut activity on the lunar surface. In particular, the cosmonaut ingress/egress from the rover was simulated, as well as the capability of walking on the lunar surface was demonstrated.



SC Soyuz MS-02 RSC Energia: The designers inspection of space vehicle Soyuz MS-02 is completed
September 15, 2016 More...

Today, on September 15, at Baikonur Cosmodrome RSC Energia specialists conducted the designers inspection of the new-modification manned transport vehicle Soyuz MS-02 and performed a set of technological operations on encapsulation of launch vehicle Soyuz-FG.
The vehicle prelaunch processing under the International Space Station (ISS) Program is under way at the spacecraft assembly & testing facilities (SC ATF) at Baikonur Cosmodrome.



40th anniversary of Soyuz-22 mission 40th anniversary of Soyuz-22 mission
September 15, 2016 More...

Soyuz-22 was launched exactly 40 years ago, on September 15, 1976, from the Baikonur launch site. It became the first spacecraft which used a one-of-a-kind space photographic camera MKF-6 within the framework of the Raduga experiment. Since then similar multispectral cameras found wide use in satellite imaging.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

December 26, 2016 - 60 years of the first launch of R-11FM from under the water from a depth of 30 m.

November 28, 2016 - 50 years of the first launch of unmanned new-generation spacecraft Soyuz (Cosmos-133).

November 27, 2016 - 65 years of passing rocket R-2 into service.

October 20, 2016 - 50 years of the launch of communication satellite Molniya 1 No. 7 developed by OKB-1 to restore communication with the Far East. The mission is accomplished. Further works on the satellite were handed over to FSUE NPO PM.


Launches

October 2016
LV Soyuz-FG with SC TMA MS-02 is to be launched
 
July 17, 2016
Soyuz-U LV with Progress MS-03 SC is launched.

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