ISS-59 mission

Main tasks


ISS crew:

Commander -
Oleg Kononenko
Flight engineers:
David Saint-Jaques
Ann McClain
Ovchinin Alexey
Nick Hague
Christina Koch


Планета Королёва


The Corporation has instituted a system of annual grants

March 27, 2018

RSC Energia has instituted grants to support advanced scientific projects, development of image-building and social activities.

Support will be provided to projects aimed at development of advanced designs and scientific research, which might result in the development of new space technologies, production of advanced high-technology goods or services, an increase in productivity and efficiency of work in the core business area of the Corporation; at popularizing space flight and building the image of the Corporation; promoting sports and a healthy way of life. The best projects will be selected by the committee on a competitive basis.

According to the Statute money payments will be given in three categories: Energia 100 (100 thousand rubles), Energia 200 (200 thousand rubles) and Energia 300 (300 thousand rubles). The number of grants will be approved annually by order of the General Director of the Corporation.

More about the system of grants…

RSC Energia is the leader in the rocket and space industry, and the prime contractor for manned space systems. The Corporation conducts work on the development of unmanned space and rocket systems (launch vehicles and orbital transfer vehicles), and high-technology systems for various non-space applications. Since August 2014, the Corporation is headed by Vladimir Solntsev.

ROSCOSMOS is a State Corporation established in August of 2015 in order to conduct a comprehensive reform of the rocket and space industry in Russia. State Corporation Roscosmos assures implementation of the Government policies in the field of space activities and provides for them a legal and regulatory framework, as well as places orders for the development, production and delivery of space hardware and space infrastructure facilities. The functions of the State Corporation also include development of international cooperation in space, and creating conditions for using results of space activities in social and economic development of Russia.





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