RSC Energia is 75!
August 26, 2021
Today, August 26, marks the 75th anniversary of S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia!
Node Module Prichal tests started at Baikonur
August 24, 2021
Considered as the date of establishment of one of the most powerful companies in our country’s space industry is August 26, 1946, when, by order of the Minister of Armaments D.F.Ustinov, Department No.3 for designing long-range missiles was set up within the Special Design Bureau NII-88. Appointed as the chief designer of the department with the staff of 130 people was Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. It was that department that in 1951 was reorganized into OKB-1 – now known as RSC Energia, which since 1991 is named after the Chief Designer S.P.Korolev.
In the processing facility at Baikonur cosmodrome work began under the program of pre-flight tests on the cargo transportation spacecraft/module (CTSC/M) Progress M-NM with Node Module (NM) Prichal of the International Space Station Russian Segment (ISS RS).
Module Prichal at Processing Facility of Baikonur Cosmodrome
August 11, 2021
Upon completion of the official incoming inspection procedure on the Prichal NM, RSC Energia specialists assembled the ground testing equipment and the test setup at the work station of the vehicle in the assembly at testing facility of Site 254.
Cargo transportation spacecraft-module Progress Ì-NÌ carrying Prichal Node Module (NM) has been delivered to the integration and test facility (ITF) of the Baikonur Cosmodrome to continue the assembly and prelaunch testing program at the processing facility.
Node Module Prichal has been delivered to Baikonur
August 9, 2021
Last night, on August 9, 2021, the train carrying the Node Nodule Prichal as part of transportation cargo spacecraft-module Progress Ì-NÌ arrived at Tyuratam railway station for further assembly and prelaunch processing at the processing facility of the Baikonur cosmodrome.
60 years of Orel Space Flight
August 6, 2021
On August 6, 1961, a three-stage launch vehicle Vostok was launched from the 1st Pad of the Scientific and Research Test Site No.5 of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR (today the Baikonur Cosmodrome), which delivered the spacecraft-satellite 3KA No.4 Vostok-2 to near-earth orbit carrying the second cosmonaut of the planet German Stepanovich Titov. The first-ever daily manned flight has proved the possibility of long-duration human survival and performance in space environment.