Russian Spacecraft Naming Competition Attracts Numerous Entries

Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS). (Credit: RSC Energia)
Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS). (Credit: RSC Energia)

MOSCOW, Sept. 10, 2015 (RSC Energia PR) — The competition for the best name of the new Russian Crew Transportation Spacecraft (CTS) for lunar missions has generated much interest since it was announced – altogether during these 14 days the RSC Energia web site has received more than 3500 entries.

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RSC Energia Holds Contest to Name Soyuz Spacecraft Successor

Mockup of Russia's next generation crew vehicle.
Mockup of Russia’s next generation crew vehicle.

MOSCOW (RSC Energia PR) — Rocket and Space Corporation Energia announces creativity competition for the best name of the new-generation crew transportation spacecraft, which is planned to be used for missions to the Moon.

The competition time frame: August 30 through November 2, 2015. Its results will be announced on January 15, 2016.

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