August 26, 2011.
S.P. Korolev RSC Energia,
Korolev, Moscow Region
Book S.P. Korolev Rocket & Space Corporation Energia in the first decade of the XXI century came off the press. It is volume III of the Corporation history Editor-in-chief is V.A. Lopota.
In the book pages a ten-year period of the Corporation activities in the field of manned, automatic and rocket-space complexes and systems, international activity, advanced technologies and other things are presented.
In chapter Manned space complexes and systems data is given on construction and operation of the International Space Station Russian Segment, its logistics support, experiments and research program implementation, phases and results of the advanced reused manned spacecraft development.
The next chapter acquaints readers with automatic space systems including Yamal-100, Yamal-200, Yamal-300, BelKA, Smotr, Spektr-RG, Passat, heavy communication satellites, etc.
Further Rocket-Space Complexes: Sea Launch, Land Launch, superlight class complex and DM-type Upper Stages are described.
In chapter International activity the issues of cooperation with foreign partners when implementing the International Space Station, ATV, Sea Launch programs are considered.
Hydrogen technologies and prosthetic aids complex are examined in chapter Use of space technologies.
Section Performing tasks of the XXI century using space technologies is of an indubitable readers' interest where the urgent problems of modern cosmonautics are interpreted and the latest progressive developments of the Corporation are demonstrated.
Separate chapters are devoted to the Corporation subsidiary enterprises; issues of construction, social development, medicine and trade; personnel problems, activity of the enterprise as a joint-stock company; information activity.
Besides in the book there is the detailed data on launches of the Soyuz and Progress vehicles of different modifications and spacecraft using Upper Stages DM, history of flights to the International Space Station is given, as well as data on souvenir products manufactured by the Corporation is presented.
The book appearance coincided with the 65-th anniversary of the Corporation establishment and the 50 years of the manned cosmonautics. It is the fruit of the joint activities of a large creative group of authors, editors, proof-readers, designers, pagemakers. The educational and fascinating book which undoubtedly will attract attention of a wide circle of readers is the result of their fruitful work.
The book is printed in 5000 copies, its volume is 832 pages.
In view of numerous inquiries about the possibility of buying the above book, pleased be advised that it can only be bought in the kiosk of our company's museum (by cash for individuals and by fund transfer for corporate entities) at the price of 1300 rubles.
In the same place you can also buy the following books:
- "The Moon as a step towards technologies for developing Solar System resources" at the price of 1 200 rubles.
- "The Rocket and Space Corporation at the turn of the century" at the price of 1 200 rubles.
To make inquiries, call 513-89-95.