February 12, 2019
Categories: GCTC, Russia, Science

The management of the GCTC, under the leadership of the head of the Center Pavel Vlasov, met with the delegation of the Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research Institute) (MAI) under the leadership of Rector Mikhail Pogosyan to discuss the possibilities and areas for further cooperation.

The main objective of the meeting held in the GCTC was to increase the level of training, conduct joint research and improve the training and test base.

As an introductory part for representatives of the Moscow Aviation Institute, a tour of the technical territory of the Center was organized.

The simulators of the Russian segment of the ISS, Soyuz spacecraft, centrifuges, the Exit-2 simulator were presented to the guests.

And in the Space Center they had the opportunity to personally try to perform a series of manipulations in gloves for open space activity under pressure in order to understand how cosmonauts work in open space.

On the meeting was discussed the possibility of more active participation of the GCTC in the process of theoretical and practical training of the MAI students.

In addition to the standards for teaching students and graduate students, on the meeting the parties talked about improving the effectiveness of the system of continuing professional education.

Namely, the possibility of practical training for the MAI staff in the GCTC and the advanced training of the staff of the Center at the Institute.

As a result of the meeting, it was decided to establish working groups for the development of a “roadmap” of cooperation.

MAI is a leader among civilian universities in the number of graduates, who have become cosmonauts and specialists in the rocket and space industry.

With close cooperation between the Center and the Moscow Aviation Institute, potential cosmonauts will be able to obtain even more professional theoretical training and effectively apply their knowledge on practice.

More from this category:
June 27, 2013

Russia and USA will work together to develop meteorite protection system, – The Head of Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov told the journalist…

full story
September 17, 2014

Space industry specialists go on with preparation works for the manned launch. On September 16 RSC Energia and Yuzhny Space Centre operational crews installed Soyuz…

full story
September 4, 2018

According to information from RIA NOVOSTI (ITAR-TASS) –  The Space Corporation “Energia”, after a state of emergency with an air leak at the International Space…

full story
August 17, 2020

Three more Gonets-M low-orbit communication satellites are planned to be produced by the end of next year, the Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems (ISS) company reported….

full story
August 24, 2020

NUST MISIS specialists will take part in the design of an alternative spacesuit for the crew members of the new Russian spacecraft Orel, said Vladimir…

full story
October 24, 2018

October 24 is considered to be the black day in the history of Russian space exploration. On this date within three years period Russian cosmonautics…

full story
June 23, 2019

At the “Vostochny” cosmodrome, the planned preparation for the upcoming launch continues. At the refueling station, the specialists of the “Vostochny” Space Center (“TSENKI” company…

full story
June 10, 2020

Russian cosmonaut Ivan Vagner currently on space mission aboard the ISS tells about his mascot – a figure of famous Star Wars character Master Yoda…

full story