RSC Energia. Council of chief designers
June 28, 2019
RSC Energia (which is included in State Corporation Roscosmos) held a session of the Council of Chief Designers for the Russian Segment (RS) of the International Space Station (ISS).
RSC Energia. Life tests on the SMP module are complete
June 26, 2019
General Director of RSC Energia Nikolai Sevastianov talked about the tasks of the Council of Chief Designers which included reviewing the launch readiness of the Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-13, of the launch vehicle Soyuz-FG, of the ground infrastructure, and the readiness of the ISS for the next stage in its mission.
June 25 saw successful completion of qualification tests on the pressurized compartment of the Science and Power Module (SPM) that is being developed at RSC Energia.
The crew of Soyuz MS-11 is back on Earth
June 25, 2019
Tests run at FSUE TsNIIMash confirmed the compliance of the SPM pressurized shell with the specification requirements, according to which the module life in orbit shall be 15 years.
Crew members of the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-11, which undocked today from the International Space Station (ISS), have successfully returned to Earth. The descent vehicle carrying cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Anne landed on June 25, 2019 at 05:48 Moscow Time.
RSC Energia. Preparation for launches continues
June 24, 2019
Preparation continue at the Baikonur launch site for the launches of the Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) Soyuz MS-13 and logistics spacecraft Progress MS-12.
RSC Energia. Cosmonauts Training
June 21, 2019
Today, June 24, Energia specialists have successfully completed operations needed to remove the spacecraft from storage.
Today, on June 21, test cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka was trained at RSC Energia in the framework of the ISS-61/62 crew training.
RSC Energia and a branch of MSTU have signed a partnership agreement
June 19, 2019
He studied and tested in detail the photo and video equipment being used onboard the ISS RS, as well as the equipment of the photo image reference system.
In addition, the cosmonaut tested the capabilities of the amateur radio station installed on board the International Space Station.
RSC Energia and Mytischi brand (MB) of N.E. Bauman Moscow State Technical University signed a strategic partnership agreement providing for training of the Corporation personnel at the University Space Faculty and joint space activities. For RSC Energia the agreement was signed by Director General N.N. Sevastianov, for the Mytishchi branch of MSTU – by Director V.G. Sanaev.
ROSCOSMOS. The Proton-M launch vehicle with Spektr-RG observatory has been delivered to the launch site
June 14, 2019
Today, June 14, 2019, in compliance with the decision of the State Commission Proton-M launch vehicle (LV) with Upper Stage (US) DM-03 and new orbital observatory Spektr-RG was delivered from the integration facility of site 92À-50 to the launch pad. The Proton-M LV transportation to the launch pad began in the morning at 4:30 Moscow time.
Students from Tomsk defended their theses at Energia
June 13, 2019
Presently the launch vehicle with the spacecraft has been delivered to the launch complex of site 81, installed on the launch pad in a vertical position. Upon delivery to the launch vehicle of the service tower and service lines connection specialists of ROSCOSMOS enterprises proceeded to operations under the schedule of the launch minus two days.
Students studying under a network master’s program in Space Materials Science Technologies presented their final qualifying theses at RSC Energia.
ROSCOSMOS. The assembly of the Proton-M launch vehicle with Spektr-RG observatory has been completed
June 10, 2019
For a year, the master’s students from Tomsk have been undergoing internship training in research and development at Energia. Lecturers from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) gave them special remote courses within the curriculum. At the same time, the students combined work on their graduation papers with work at Corporate subdivisions.
Specialists of the ROSCOSMOS enterprises carried out the general assembly of the Proton-M integrated launch vehicle at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Last days off Ascent Unit (AU) consisting of Upper Stage DM-03 with Spektr-RG docked to it was transferred from a clean room to the launch vehicle (LV) assembly room.
Congratulations on the anniversary!
June 7, 2019
Upon completion of transportation the launch vehicle and the ascent unit mechanical mating was provided. Teams of the rocket-space industry specialists provided mating of electrical contacts between the Payload Unit and LV and also conducted all the required checks envisaged by the work schedule.
Leonid Timofeyevich Baranov has been serving his country on the launch pads of the Baikonur cosmodrome for almost half a century.
Energia team won bronze in the championship Young Professionals of Roscosmos-2019
June 5, 2019
On June 7 a deputy general director of Energia corporation, head of the Baikonur branch office, honored military specialist of the Russian Federation, honored tester of rocket and space hardware, Candidate of Engineering Sciences, corresponding member of the Russian Space Academy named after K.E.Tsiolkovsky, a Freeman of the town of Baikonur, lieutenant general Leonid Timofeyevich Baranov turned 70.
RSC Energia team has become the second runner-up in overall ranking of the Fourth Corporate WorldSkills-compliant professional skills championship Young Professionals-2019, which closed on June 4.
Taking part in the championship were 124 experts and 127 young specialists from 30 companies and organizations in the rocket and space industry. Representatives of Energia competed in 10 out of 14 declared skills areas: “Prototype Manufacturing”, “CAD Engineering Design”, “Internet Marketing”, “Recruiter”, “Network and System Administration”, “Electronics”, “Production Engineer”, “CNC Turning”, “CNC Milling”, “Welding”.