Dear employees of the company, our dear veterans, We heartily congratulate you on the 65th anniversary of the S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia!
Our company, founded by an outstanding engineer, scientist, manager, the farther of space flight academician Sergei Pavlovich Korolev has a glorious history and lasting traditions, and has always been striving towards new horizons in advanced rocket and space technology and meeting difficult challenges of space flight.
The history of RSC Energia is inextricably liked to the development of our country’s long-range missile systems, opening up the space era for mankind, and steady advance and improvement of cutting-edge rocket and space technologies.
An enlarged Board of Directors meeting was held at S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, where the President and General Designer of the Corporation V.A. Lopota reviewed the company performance in 2010 and set tasks for 2011.
The corporation has fulfilled its annual work plan, including an intensive plan of activities under International Space Station Program including the launch of four manned spacecraft Soyuz TMA and the launch of Russian research module Rassvet. Flight tests of the new-series Soyuz TMA spacecraft has begun. Three upper stages of the Block DM type have been built and delivered for launching navigation satellites under Glonass program. Work has been continuing on the development of unmanned spacecraft and systems for various customers.
The Boeing Company and Russian aerospace company RSC-Energia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Moscow on Oct. 2 to work together on a future common docking system for advanced space exploration vehicles.
The two companies will complement each other’s extensive knowledge in International Space Station (ISS) design, assembly and operation to produce an international standard for docking mechanisms.