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Oleg Skripochka
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Andrew Morgan
Jessica Meir


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55 years of Cosmos-57 spacecraft test flight
February 22, 2020

55 years of Cosmos-57 spacecraft test flight 55 years ago, on February 22, 1965 a three-stage launch vehicle Voskhod carrying an unmanned prototype of Voskhod-2 (3КД) spacecraft was launched from Launch Site No.31 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome under the development test program of the first in the world human egress into space.
Following the triumphal flight of the manned three-man 3КВ Voskhod spacecraft in October 1964, Chief Designer Sergey Pavlovich Korolev entrusted OKB-1 team (now RSC Energia) with the task of developing a modified spacecraft with a safe egress into space and return capability.
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The Governor’s prize was handed to the Energia employees The Governor’s prize was handed to the Energia employees
February 17, 2020 Подробнее...

The team of RSC Energia consisting of Fedor Voronin and Mikhail Kharchikov received the Moscow Region Governor’s Prize in the sphere of Science and Innovations 2019 for participation in the development of the Ikarus scientific equipment designed to study the migration routes of wild animals and birds from outer space. Certificates to award the competition winners were handed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Moscow Region V.V. Khromov.



General Director of the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia Nikolai Sevastianov General Director of RSC Energia: development of the new spacecraft became a scientific and engineering challenge
February 13, 2020 Подробнее...

Rocket and Space Corporation Energia continues development of a super-heavy launch vehicle and the new manned spacecraft Orel, which are to become parts of the new space transportation system enabling missions to the Moon and beyond. The Corporation also continues construction of new modules for the Russian Segment of the International Space Station.



Council of Chief Designers for Space Rocket System (SRS) Soyuz-5 Council of Chief Designers for Space Rocket System (SRS) Soyuz-5
February 13, 2020 Подробнее...

On February 12 RSC Energia hosted Council of Chief Designers (CCD) for Space Rocket System (SRS) Soyuz-5 chaired by General Director of RSC Energia, Chief Designer of SRS Soyuz-5 Nikolai Sevastianov.
N.N. Sevastianov reported on the main results of work and the implementation of decisions adopted by the Council of Chief Designers for SRS Soyuz-5. He emphasized that one of the main tasks is to make the Soyuz-5 launch vehicle (LV) competitive in the launch services market.



The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft operated faultlessly The Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft operated faultlessly
February 10, 2020 Подробнее...

The post-flight press conference of commander of the Soyuz MS-13 manned transport spacecraft Aleksandr Skvortsov was held at Yu.A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.
On February 6 the crew of the Soyuz MS-13 manned transport spacecraft consisting of ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Christina Koch successfully landed in the Kazakhstan steppe.



The crew of Soyuz MS-13 is back on Earth The crew of Soyuz MS-13 is back on Earth
February 6, 2020 Подробнее...

The crew of Soyuz MS-13 crew transportation spacecraft is back on Earth. The descent vehicle carrying cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov and astronauts Luca Parmitano and Christina Koch landed on February 6, 2020 at 12:13:00 Moscow Time.
In accordance with the ISS mission plan, Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft undocked from the station at 08:50 Moscow Time, and, after a retroburn and separation of modules, re-entered the atmosphere. All the de-orbit and landing operations under supervision of specialists from the Lead Operations Control Team for the Russian Segment of the ISS at the Mission Control Center went smoothly.



 Vladimir Aksienov 85 years of the 36th USSR pilot-cosmonaut, two Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Aksienov
February 1, 2020 Подробнее...

The management and the staff of the Energia Rocket and Space Corporation heartily congratulate Vladimir Viktorovich Aksienov on his 85th birthday and wish him good health, a fighting spirit and long life!
The labor activity of Vladimir Aksienov is directly related to OKB-1 (now RSC Energia) where he entered in 1957 after a pilot school. In August 1967 he was transferred to the flight test department, at the same time he began to undergo a medical selection for the cosmonaut corps. Vladimir Viktorovich took part in the design and the development test of the Vostok, Voskhod, Soyuz manned spacecraft and the Salyut orbital stations, as well as he trained cosmonauts at the Tu-104 flying laboratory. In 1973 Vladimir Aksienov himself led a group of civil test cosmonauts within the TsKBEM detachment (RSC Energia).



20 years since the launch of modernized cargo transport vehicle Progress M1-1
February 1, 2020 Подробнее...

On February 1, 2000 the first automatic cargo transport vehicle Progress M1-1 of a new modification was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The vehicle successfully implemented the flight design test program in the scope of the next mission to resupply the Mir orbital complex being in the unmanned mode.



85 years of the 36th USSR pilot-cosmonaut, two Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Aksienov 85 years of the 36th USSR pilot-cosmonaut, two Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Aksienov
February 1, 2020 Подробнее...

The management and the staff of the Energia Rocket and Space Corporation heartily congratulate Vladimir Viktorovich Aksienov on his 85th birthday and wish him good health, a fighting spirit and long life!
The labor activity of Vladimir Aksienov is directly related to OKB-1 (now RSC Energia) where he entered in 1957 after a pilot school. In August 1967 he was transferred to the flight test department, at the same time he began to undergo a medical selection for the cosmonaut corps. Vladimir Viktorovich took part in the design and the development test of the Vostok, Voskhod, Soyuz manned spacecraft and the Salyut orbital stations, as well as he trained cosmonauts at the Tu-104 flying laboratory. In 1973 Vladimir Aksienov himself led a group of civil test cosmonauts within the TsKBEM detachment (RSC Energia).



20 years since the launch of modernized cargo transport vehicle Progress M1-1
February 1, 2020 Подробнее...

On February 1, 2000 the first automatic cargo transport vehicle Progress M1-1 of a new modification was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The vehicle successfully implemented the flight design test program in the scope of the next mission to resupply the Mir orbital complex being in the unmanned mode.



Skyward prospects for the youth Skyward prospects for the youth
January 29, 2020 More...

In late January RSC Energia hosted a meeting of the first deputy general director for development of the orbital constellation and advanced projects of State Corporation Roscosmos Y.M. Urlichich, executive director for manned space programs of State Corporation Roscosmos S.K. Krikalev and general director of RSC Energia N.N. Sevastianov with young scientists and specialists of RSC Energia and TsNIIMash.



Roscosmos. Planned orbital reboost of the ISS is completed Roscosmos. Planned orbital reboost of the ISS is completed
January 24, 2020 More...

According to the International Space Station Program on January 23, 2020 a two-phase orbital reboost of the station was performed.
The propulsion system of Progress MS-13 cargo vehicle docked to PIRS module was activated at 17:15 Moscow time. The engines operation for 563 seconds resulted in the ISS velocity increment of 0.56 m/s. At 20:23 Moscow time the vehicle engines were re-activated, their operation time was already 282 seconds. As a result the station acquired a velocity increment of 0,28 m/s.



Winners and laureates are named Winners and laureates are named
January 20, 2020 More...

On Saturday, January 18, an awards ceremony was held at RSC Energia for winners of the annual XXI City Competition for Young Scientists and Specialists named after Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. For the twentieth year running, awards to young people who are engaged in scientific and practical innovative projects in the space and rocket industry, were presented at the Corporation museum.



60th anniversary of the R-7 missile entering operational service 60th anniversary of the R-7 missile entering operational service
January 20, 2020 More...

60 years ago, on January 20, 1960, by the decree of the USSR Government, the world’s first Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) R-7 entered operational service in the Strategic Missile Forces. The super long range missile system, developed by the team of OKB-1 (now known as RSC Energia) headed by the Chief Designer Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, not only became the basis for the nuclear-missile shield of the country, but also ushered in the space age for the whole of mankind.




Important Anniversaries of the Corporation

April 23, 2020 - 55 years since the injection into orbit of relay satellite Molniya-1. Hereinafter LV were called Molniya.

March 18-19, 2020 - the 55-th anniversary of multiseat satellite-spacecraft Voskhod-2 flight with the crew consisting of P.I. Belyaev, A.A. Leonov. For the first time in the world A.A. Leonov performed extravehicular activity (EVA) and his free flight in space.

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