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Happy New Year! December 29, 2012.
Happy New Year to You, dear colleagues of RSC Energia and subsidiary enterprises, dear veterans, friends, our reliable partners!

Let the year 2013 see one more successful step to implementation of our space projects oriented towards the future. More...

We are coming to the end of 2012 with the accomplishments. The launch schedules under the ISS, Sea Launch programs are carried out completely. Significant and critical work phases on building a new-generation space vehicle, new ISS modules, unmanned spacecraft for national and foreign customers, launch vehicles with upgraded characteristics were performed.


Corporation President and General Designer V.A. Lopota sends his New Year greetings to the ISS crew December 28, 2012.
Corporation President and General Designer V.A. Lopota sends his New Year greetings to the ISS crew More...

RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota, in the course of a communications session, which took place at the Mission Control Center near Moscow at 11 AM Moscow Time, extended his New Year greetings to the crew of the International Space Station.


Enlarged pre-New-Year meeting of RSC Energia Board of Directors December 28, 2012.
RSC Energia reviews the results of 2012, makes plans for the new year More...

An enlarged Board of Directors meeting was held at S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, where the President and General Designer of the Corporation V.A. Lopota viewed the company performance in 2012 and set tasks for the next year.


RSC Energia is an active participant of the space cooperation program between Russia and Republic of Angola December 28, 2012.
RSC Energia is an active participant of the space cooperation program between Russia and Republic of Angola More...

A delegation of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia headed by A.V. Vovk, First Deputy General Designer returned from the Republic of Angola, where they took part in the activities starting an active project implementation phase in development of the Angosat satellite communication and broadcasting satellite system for this African country.



The serviced spacecraft OKA-T December 27, 2012.
RSC Energia embarked on the activities under the project of free-flying space vehicle OKA-T to be serviced on the ISS More...

S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia embarked on the activities under the project of spacecraft OKA-T serviced on the International Space Station (ISS). Works are underway on development effort "OKA-T-ISS" in the Preliminary Design stage in accordance with the Federal Space Agency contract. Works completion date for in the Preliminary Design stage is November 2013.


The joint press conference of RSC Energia, HPO Energomash and Federal Property Management Agency heads held at the Interfax Agency December 26, 2012.
RSC Energia, NPO Energomash and Federal Property Management Agency heads replied to the questions asked by journalists at the Interfax Agency More...

Interfax news agency held press conference attended by the President of OAO Rocket and Space Corporation Energia after S.P. Korolev, General Designer V.A. Lopota, the Managing Director of OAO NPO Energomash after the academician V.P. Glushko V.L. Solntsev and the Deputy Head of the Department in charge of Federal Property Management Agency MIC infrastructural industries and organizations S.A. Barinov.


Cosmonauts F. Yurchikhin and M. Tyurin made fit check for Soyuz TMA-09M space vehicle December 25, 2012.
Cosmonauts F. Yurchikhin and M. Tyurin made fit check for Soyuz TMA-09M space vehicle More...

Checkout and Testing Facility at S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia is carrying on factory check tests of transport manned space vehicle Soyuz TMA-09M.


Building new comfortable houses for  Corporation employees December 24, 2012.
Building new comfortable houses for Corporation employees More...

S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia continues to address the important social task of providing modern comfortable housing to the company employees.
Within the framework of the second phase of the residential area construction at the address: 30, Pionerskaya Street, Korolev city, Moscow Region, the 12th and 15th floors of the 8-section multi-storey apartment house No. 3 are currently being assembled. 456 apartments altogether are foreseen, including 157 one-room flats; 142 two-room flats and 157 three-room flats. A total area of the flats with due regard for balconies and loggias is 26 981 sq. m.


Docking of TMV Soyuz -07 with the ISS December 21, 2012.
Manned space vehicle Soyuz TMA-07M was docked to the ISS More...

Russian manned transportation spacecraft Soyuz TMA-07M has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) after two days of autonomous flight in low Earth orbit.
Approach to the station, its fly-around, sationkeeping and berthing were performed nominally in an automatic mode.
At 18 hours 9 minutes Moscow Time, approach contact of the ISS Russian Segment Rassvet MRM1 research module docking assembly port took place.


SC Soyuz TMA-07M crew before the launch December 19, 2012.
Space vehicle Soyuz TMA-07M was launched to the International Space Station carrying R. Romanenko, K. Hadfield and T. Marshburn on board! More...

At 16 hours:12 minutes:35 seconds Moscow Time, transport manned space vehicle was launched from Cosmodrome Baikonur in accordance with the Mission Program of the International Space Station (ISS) and the commitments undertaken by the Russian side.
The launch objective is to deliver three crew members onboard the ISS in order to bring the strength of the thirty fourth Prime Crew (ISS-34) to six persons.


The State Commission meeting December 18, 2012.
The State Commission meeting More...

The State Commission held its meeting at Baikonur launch site where the primary and backup crews for Soyuz TMA-07M were approved and the readiness of the space launcher system was confirmed.
The State Commission approved the proposed composition of the primary and backup crews.


LV Soyuz on the launch pad December 17, 2012.
LV Soyuz rollout to the launch pad More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Soyuz launch vehicle was rolled out from the integration building to the launch pad. Soyuz launch vehicle with Soyuz TMA-07M transport vehicle is installed on the launch pad. L-2 days activities have been started.


A meeting of the Technical management and State commission December 16, 2012.
A meeting of the Technical management and State commission were held More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
A meeting of the Technical management under the chairmanship of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota and State commission was held. A decision on rollout of the launch vehicle with the Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned spacecraft to the launch facility and its preparation for launch planned for December 19, 2012 was adopted.


LV Soyuz December 16, 2012.
LV Soyuz general integration is completed More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
In the LV Integration and Checkout Facility, the basic integration of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle with the upper composite has been completed.


LV Soyuz orbital module December 14, 2012.
Orbital module of the LV Soyuz-FG with SC Soyuz TMA-07M was transported for the general integration with LV More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Orbital module of the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, containing the Soyuz TMA-07M manned spacecraft was transported from the spacecraft processing facility for the general integration with LV.


Flight item of &quotNauka" module December 14, 2012.
RSC Energia commenced activities on flight item of Nauka module More...

S.P. Korolev Rocket-Space Corporation Energia commenced activities on preparation for conducting check-out tests of flight item of multipurpose laboratory module (MLM) Nauka.
From December 7 to 14 the specialists from RSC Energia after S.P. Korolev and SSRC after M.V. Khrunichev performed works on unloading flight item MLM from railway car and installed it on work bench in the main room of RSC Energia Integration and Test Center (KIS).


SC Soyuz TMA-07M  primary crew December 14, 2012.
A check inspection of the SC Soyuz TMA-07M was performed More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
In the assembly/test building primary (Roman Yurievich Romanenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Christopher Austin Hadfield (CSA, Canada) and Thomas Henry Marshburn (NASA, USA)) and backup (Fyodor Nikolaevich Yurchikhin (Roscosmos, Russia), Luca Salvo Parmitano (ESA, Italy) and Karen Lujean Nyberg (NASA, USA)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-07M transportation spacecraft made a check inspection of the spacecraft in the launch configuration and got acquainted with equipment to be delivered and returned to the ground.


SC Soyuz TMA-07M December 12, 2012.
Designers inspection of SC Soyuz TMA-07M and payload shroud roll were performed More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Designers inspection of the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft was completed.
Payload shroud roll on to the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft was performed.


SC Soyuz TMA-07M December 10, 2012.
A transfer compartment was docked with SC Soyuz TMA-07M More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
A transfer compartment was docked with Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle in the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility.


SC Soyuz TMA-07M December 9, 2012.
Fuelled SC Soyuz TMA-07M was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility More...

At Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle under the International Space Station program.
Soyuz TMA-07M transport manned vehicle fuelled with propellant components and compressed gases was delivered to the Spacecraft Assembly and Testing Facility for final processing operations.


Soyuz TMA-07M primary crew December 7, 2012.
Soyuz TMA-07M crews initiated a final training phase More...

The prime and backup crews for the ISS-34/35 initiated a final training phase in the processing facility.
Roman Yurievich Romanenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Christopher Austin Hadfield (CSA, Canada), Thomas Henry Marshburn (NASA, USA), Fyodor Nikolaevich Yurchikhin (Roscosmos, Russia), Luca Salvo Parmitano (ESA, Italy) and Karen Lujean Nyberg (NASA, USA) had training sessions onboard the spacecraft, acquainted with the onboard documentation and the content of cargoes launched and also made a fitting of the Sokol-KB space suits and individual liners.


Soyuz TMA-07M primary crew arrived to the Baikonur launch site December 6, 2012.
Soyuz TMA-07M primary and backup crews arrived to the Baikonur launch site More...

Primary (Roman Yurievich Romanenko (Roscosmos, Russia), Christopher Austin Hadfield (CSA, Canada) and Thomas Henry Marshburn (NASA, USA)) and backup (Fyodor Nikolaevich Yurchikhin (Roscosmos, Russia), Luca Salvo Parmitano (ESA, Italy) and Karen Lujean Nyberg (NASA, USA)) crews of the Soyuz TMA-07M transportation spacecraft arrived to the Baikonur launch site.
At the airport they were met by members of the State Commission and Technical Management.


Scientific-Power Module December 6, 2012.
Roscosmos entrusted RSC Energia with conducting activities under the International Space Station Scientific-Power Module Project More...

The team from S.P. Korolev Rocket-Space Station Energia has won the tender announced in October 2012 by the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) for building Scientific-Power Module for the International Space Station Russian Segment.


A meeting of IT-managers of rocket-and space industry companies held at RSC Energia. December 6, 2012.
A council of IT-managers of companies in the rocket-and-space industry found it advisable to use the RSC Energia technical experience and practices in the field of information systems More...

RSC Energia hosted an extended meeting of the Council of an Inter-regional non-governmental organization "Community of IT-Mangers in the Rocket-and-Space Industry".
Its participants were welcomed by RSC Energia President and General Designer V.A. Lopota who spoke about the importance in today's world of developing the application of Information Technologies (IT) to mechanical engineering and, especially, to rocket and space industry, which represents one of its more advanced fields. He wished the participants in the meeting to successfully share their IT work experiences, and achieve further creative success in the development and application of these technologies to the development of advanced products and systems.


Enlarged session of the RSC Energia Scientific and Technical Council. December 6, 2012.
RSC Energia scientists and specialists familiarized themselves with current data on cosmic rays and space radiation environment More...

S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia held an extended session of the Corporation's Scientific and Technical Council to hear a report from the director of the Nuclear Physics Research Institute of the Moscow State University, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor M.I. Panasyuk on the subject: "Cosmic-ray physics and near-earth radiation environment".


MCC  US December 4, 2012.
EUTELSAT-70B SC launched by the Sea Launch system More...

At 00 hours: 44 minutes, Moscow Time, Integrated Launch Vehicle Zenit-3SL with spacecraft EUTELSAT-70B as a payload was launched from Launch Platform "Odyssey" of the Sea Launch Rocket-Space Complex located in the Pacific Ocean equatorial area point with coordinates of 154W.


The General Designers Review Board December 3, 2012.
The General Designers Review Board devoted to the Russian Segment of the International Space Station was held at RSC Energia More...

S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia under the chairmanship of the Corporation President and General Designer V.A. Lopota held the General Designers Review Board devoted to the Russian Segment of the International Space Station.



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