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RSC Energia continues work on crew transportation spacecraft Federatsiya

June 8, 2018

RSC Energia successfully continues design work on the advanced Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) Federatsiya. Yesterday a team of specialists from the flight testing department of the Corporation performed developmental testing and prototyping of restraints inside the CTS command compartment.

- We have prepared inputs for locations of restraints supporting cosmonauts' activities. That is, we have defined where the spacecraft interior designers are to place hand-rails in the command department so as to make it convenient for the Federatsiya crew to work during different mission phases, - said the head of the flight testing department Mark Serov.

Taking part in the developmental testing was also the chief specialist for manned space systems pilot-cosmonaut Yuri Usachev, who has under his belt four orbital missions and seven spacewalks.

The results of documenting on photos and videos taken during developmental testing and prototyping report will be handed over to the specialists working on the design of the interiors of CTS Federatsiya.


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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