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Commander -
Luka Parmitano
Flight engineers:
Christina Koch
Alexandr Skvortsov
Andrew Morgan
Oleg Skripochka
Jessica Meir


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60th anniversary of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
January 13, 2020

Ceremonies marking S.P.Korolevs birthday January 11 marked the 60th anniversary of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC).
By the late 1950s, rocket engineering in our country reached the state of the art which made it possible to start working on sending man into space. To successfully achieve this challenging and important goal, in 1959, OKB-1 (now known as RSC Energia) headed by its Chief Designer Sergei Pavlovich Korolev made a decision to develop the world's first manned spacecraft Vostok. At the same time, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, also with direct participation of the Chief Designer of OKB-1, was taking a historic decision to involve fighter pilots into the first space crews.
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Ceremonies marking S.P.Korolevs birthday
January 13, 2020

Ceremonies marking S.P.Korolevs birthday RSC Energia held special events to mark the 113th anniversary of academician Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, an outstanding designer, father of our countrys rocket technology and spaceflight, whose name is born by Energia corporation and our town.
As is tradition, a delegation from the company, headed by the general director general designer of RSC Energia N.N.Sevastianov, together with representatives from administration of the urban district of Korolev, cosmonauts and veterans, laid flowers at memorial plaques on the building where Sergei Korolev worked, and on the house where the Chief Designer lived, at the bust of S.P.Korolev on the company premises, and at the monument in town on the avenue named after him.
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113th anniversary of S.P. Korolev 113th anniversary of S.P. Korolev
January 12, 2020 More...

Today, January 12, marks the 113th anniversary of an outstanding designer, a pioneer in our countrys rocket technology and the father of space flight, the Chief Designer of OKB-1, academician Sergei Pavlovich Korolev.
The team of OKB-1 led by Sergei Pavlovich Korolev developed the world's first intercontinental ballistic missile R-7, which became the basis for a family of multistage space launch vehicles, and built the first artificial satellites of Earth and robotic probes sent to the Moon, Venus and Mars. On April 12, 1961, the manned spacecraft Vostok built at our company accomplished the worlds first manned mission into space.



The 120th anniversary of the birth of V.G. Grabin The 120th anniversary of the birth of V.G. Grabin
January 10, 2020 More...

January 9 is the 120th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet designer and organizer of the production of artillery systems Colonel General of Technical Troops, Hero of Socialist Labor, Doctor of Sciences, four times winner of Stalin Prize First Class, Honorary Citizen of the Korolev city district, Vasily Gavrilovich Grabin.



D.O. ROGOZIN Dear colleagues, Dear friends,
December 30, 2019 ...

Once again, its end of December, light frost outdoors, there are beautifully decorated New Year trees in our homes and in the streets, and a lot of pre-holiday errands to run. And this means that 2019 will soon pass into history. Lets recall this year, because for us, for the entire large team of employees of Roscosmos companies that year was full of interesting and important events.



N.N. SEVASTIANOV Dear colleagues,
30.12.2019 ...

The New Year celebrations is an important landmark separating the year that is passing into history from the future achievements. In order to make all the plans come true, we need to have a clear idea of the tasks that will have to carry out in the coming year of 2020!



RSC Energia held the year-end meeting RSC Energia held the year-end meeting
December 30, 2019 More...

On December 27 RSC Energia held the year-end meeting to review the results of the Corporation work in 2019.
A report on the major results of the companys activities in the outgoing year and plans for the next few years was delivered by general director general designer of RSC Energia N.N. Sevastianov.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

February 1, 2020 - 20 years since the launch of the first upgraded cargo transport vehicle-tanker Progress M1 with eight fuel tanks.

January 21, 2020 - 65 years since the first successful launch of rocket R-5M.

January 20, 2020 - 60 years since putting rocket R-7 into service.


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