957683354
October 10, 2014

Two satellites designed by Samara State Aerospace University students and scientists are planned to be launched in the framework of the first launch from Vostochny spaceport late 2015.

According to University press office these are Aist-2 small satellite equipped with Earth remote sensing device being developed by the University in cooperation with Progress Rocket and Space Centre specialists and SamSat-218 training nanosatellite aimed to show navigational and control technologies.

Earlier it was reported that Lomonosov satellite designed by Moscow State University specialists will be launched in the framework of first launch from Vostochny either. This satellite is supposed to be space laboratory studying extreme phenomena of the Universe, particularly gamma-ray bursts and highest-energy space rays.

Samara State Aerospace University is one of few world universities having their own orbital group of satellites and data receipt and processing complex.

Since 2013 two Aist satellites designed by University’s scientists and students in cooperation with Progress Rocket and Space Centre have been operating on the orbit.

Both space devices are designed to solve educational, scientific and experimental tasks.

New Russian spaceport Vostochny is being constructed near Uglegork town in Amur region. The first booster’s launch is planned for 2015, manned launch – for 2018.

More from this category:
Kotov_press
March 14, 2014

Satellite robots making photos of the ISS outer surface could be of great help for the cosmonauts at the first stages than android robot developed…

full story
R_A9CmoUL3k
November 6, 2015

Roscosmos cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and JAXA astronaut Takuya Onishi passed exam on manual controlled descent. TS-7 specialized simulator on the basis of Tsf-7 centrifuge was…

full story
1011352468
October 27, 2014

Progress M-24M cargo vehicle undocked from the ISS and will be flying in space up to November 20. During the flight “Reflection” scientific experiment will…

full story
1535869328_Bezimeni4
September 3, 2018

September 2, 2018 marks the 110th birthday of academician Valentin  Glushko, a Soviet engineer, scientist, one of the pioneers of rocket and space technology, the…

full story
4479471656
November 13, 2014

Baikonur spaceport saw traditional flag-raising ceremony symbolizing the beginning of final preflight preparations. ISS-42/43 mission crew members raised the flags of the countries taking part…

full story
Rogozin
September 5, 2013

RIA Novosti – Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin confirmed plans on Wednesday to consolidate Russia’s space industry under a single state-controlled corporation within a year….

full story
3822523
August 15, 2014

Yesterday on August 14,2014 ISS orbit was adjusted in accordance with the station flight program. According to the calculations of MCC ballistic and navigational support…

full story
moon2
August 29, 2013

European Space Agency and Roscosmos are discussing Europe participation in Russian moon exploration projects, – ESA Head Rene Pischel told the journalists at MAKS-2013 Airshow….

full story