1481291904
December 6, 2016

Semikatov automatics scientific development and production centre started developing key elements for newest control system for boosters including Soyuz series, – Roscosmos reports.
By 2020 we will develop instrumentation enabling to improve the accuracy of orbit injection. These works are being accomplished according to the agreement between Roscosmos State Corporation and Semikatov centre signed in the frameworks of Federal Space Program implementation for 2016 – 2025, – was stated in the official message.
Today we are developing key elements of most up-to-date control system for new boosters. This is an entire onboard complex including digital computing device to be the core of control system. Code name of this device is Malakhit-8, the specialists are conducting design and experimental works and plan to finish the prototype by 2018, – Semikatov Centre Director general Andrei Misyura pointed out.
In April 2017 we’ll complete design studies. The design of parts of the standard modules is to be finished by the end of 2016. Hardware components are to be produced by Micron plant located in Zelenograd.
Fundamental distinctive features of the new board computer are as follows: performance – 300 million operations per second, weight – less than 3 kg. Malakhit-7 computing device that is being used of Soyuz-2 series boosters weights 7 kg while its performance is 40 million operations per second.
As a result we’ll get a complex of universal means to be applied in all future developments including aircraft engineering. Increase in onboard computing device performance will provide for control response and increase the quantity of tasks to handle and improve the maneuverability of space device and the accuracy of orbit injection, – Roscosmos highlights.

More from this category:
5d8c9b7e27ad2
September 27, 2019

On September 26, 2019, at 10:46 (Moscow time) from the Plesetsk State Testing Cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk Region the crew of the Russian Space Forces…

full story
i
September 7, 2019

The descent vehicle of the “Soyuz MS-14″ spacecraft with the anthropomorphic robot “Skybot F-850″ on September 7, 2019 at 00:32 (Moscow time) made a successful…

full story
1555071736_0_0_2048_1152_600x0_80_0_0_4dfd8a7da91ff8f42733b80be56c2ee6
July 12, 2019

On July 10, 2019, at 20:14 (Moscow time), from the State Test cosmodrome “Plesetsk” in the Arkhangelsk region by the crew of Russian Space Forces…

full story
photo_04-04-20
April 5, 2013

Rocket and Space Corporation “Energia” has held training sessions on the International Space Station (ISS) crew training program in the Multi-Purpose Laboratory Module (MLM), as…

full story
1486309896
January 26, 2017

First manned launch to the ISS according to two-orbit rendezvous scheme will probably take place in 2019 RSC Energia specialist Raphail Murtazin stated. “First spaceflight…

full story
soyuz-u
July 22, 2013

3 Soyuz boosters were delivered to Baikonur from Samara on July 19. The train was transferred to the launchpad 112 where the boosters will be…

full story
progress_m-20m
August 1, 2014

On the 1st of August 2014 at 02.42 Moscow time noncombustible parts of Progress M-23M cargo vehicle were sank in the scheduled southern area of…

full story
Советский космонавт Валентина Терешкова
June 16, 2016

The whole world celebrates Cosmonautics Day on April 12, but a few know what a significant date June 16 is for the history of space…

full story