JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Company overview

ISS-Reshetnev Company is a leading Russian provider of satellites for a wide range of applications: communications, television broadcasting, data-relay, navigation and geodesy. Many years’ experience designing and engineering satellites, state-of-the-art production and test facilities, implementation of cutting‑edge technologies, highly qualified employees – all these enable the company to deliver products that meet world-class quality and reliability requirements.

Throughout its 55 years, the company has designed and built more than 1 200 satellites, commissioned into service over 40 space-based systems and complexes. As of today, ISS‑Reshetnev‑made satellites constitute 2/3 of Russia’s orbital fleet.

ISS-Reshetnev Company is a prime contractor under a number of key projects implemented within the framework of top-priority state programs in the field of space technology. Through participation in international satellite construction projects, the company has become well-known not only in Russia, but abroad as well.

  • Information Satellite Systems – Reshetnev Company is one of the Russian aerospace industry leaders.
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  • Over its 55-year history the company has designed and built more than 1 200 satellites for all types of orbits and commissioned into service over 40 space-based systems and complexes.
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  • ISS-Reshetnev-made satellites constitute 2/3 of Russia’s orbital fleet. As of March 2015, the orbital constellation of satellites built by the company numbers 93 spacecraft. A total of 66 satellites are carrying out their target missions.
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Vision and mission

We develop and build communications, navigation and geodetic satellites for government and commercial customers in order to make modern information services accessible to users all over the world, thus enhancing the quality of life for millions of people. Our satellites are intended to strengthen Russia’s defense capabilities and foster its socio-economic development. Aiming to reinforce our leading positions in the domestic and global space technology markets, we are committed to constantly improving quality, reliability and competitiveness of our products by implementing the most recent and innovative engineering solutions.

ISS-Reshetnev Company

Core activities

  • Development and manufacture of satellites, satellite systems and complexes for communications, television broadcasting, data-relay, navigation and geodesy applications, including:
    • design and development using advanced computer-aided design tools such as CATIA, SmarTeam, NASTRAN, Altium Designer, Thermica, Labveiw, Microwave Studio, Grasp, ANSYS HFSS, Satsoft;
    • manufacture of separate satellite parts and structures as well as complete satellites implementing cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art production equipment;
    • entire cycle of ground testing of instruments, structures, subsystems and already assembled satellites;
    • satellite delivery to the cosmodrome and pre-launch preparations;
    • support during launch, in-orbit flight tests, commissioning into service.
  • Building up ground satellite control complexes
  • In-orbit control of satellites and multi-satellite constellations
  • Customer representatives training on the satellite control operations, ongoing technical support throughout the satellite’s mission lifetime
  • Research and development projects in the field of space technology

Director General

Nikolay TESTOYEDOV

Nikolay Testoyedov was born on November 29, 1951 in Omutninsk, Kirovsk Region. In 1974 he graduated from Leningrad Mechanical Institute as a mechanical engineer.

Doctor of Engineering, professor of the Satellites Department at Siberian State Aerospace University, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Science and Technology (2002 and 2013).

  • 1974 – 1989 – engineer, Senior Engineer, Head of group, Head of sector, Deputy head of department at the Scientific and Production Association of Applied Mechanics (abbreviated NPO PM) (Krasnoyarsk-26);
  • 1989 – 1998 – Head of department, Head of complex at NPO PM (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • 1998 – 2003 – Executive Director of NPO PM – Razvitiye (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • 2003 – 2006 – Director of NPO PM – Razvitiye (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • June 2006 – September 2006 – Acting General Designer and Director General of NPO PM (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • September 2006 – March 2008 – General Designer and Director General of NPO PM (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • March 2008 – October 2013 – General Designer and Director General of Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems (ISS-Reshetnev Company) (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region);
  • October 2013 – till present time – Director General of ISS-Reshetnev Company (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk region).

Management

Nikolay TESTOYEDOV

Nikolay TESTOYEDOV

Director General

  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Professor
  • Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Medal of Honour for Labour Valour
  • The Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Science and Technology (2002 and 2013)
  • Meritorious Scientist of the Russian Federation
Yuri VYGONSKIY

Yuri
VYGONSKIY

First Deputy Director General – First Deputy General Designer

Yuri VILKOV

Yuri
VILKOV

Deputy Director General – Deputy General Designer for Development and Innovations

Vladimir KHALIMANOVICH

Vladimir KHALIMANOVICH

Director of the Industrial Center for Large-Sized Foldable Mechanical Structures

  • PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Professor
  • Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Engineering
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • Order of Honour
  • The USSR State Prize winner
  • The Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Science and Technology
  • Yuri Gagarin Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Space Technology
Alexander KUZOVNIKOV

Alexander KUZOVNIKOV

Deputy General Designer for Space Systems Development, Spacecraft General Engineering and Control

Sergey KOCHURA

Sergey
KOCHURA

Deputy General Designer for Electrical Engineering and Satellite Control Systems

  • PhD in Technical Sciences
Eugeniy PATRAYEV

Eugeniy PATRAYEV

Deputy Director General for Manufacturing

Valeriy SHEVERDOV

Valeriy
SHEVERDOV

Deputy Director General– Chief Technical Officer

  • PhD in Technical Sciences
  • Order of the Badge of Honour
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour
Yuri MAKSIMOV

Yuri
MAKSIMOV

Deputy Director General for Quality Assurance

  • Order of Merit, 2nd degree
  • The Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Science and Technology
Dmitriy MATRONITSKIY

Dmitriy MATRONITSKIY

Deputy Director General – Head of the Economics and Finance Department

Sergey KUKUSHKIN

Sergey
KUKUSHKIN

Deputy Director General for Human Resources Management

  • Yuri Gagarin Russian Federation Government Prize winner for Space Technology
Vladimir KLIMOV

Vladimir
KLIMOV

Deputy Director General – Director of ISS-Reshetnev Company’s representative office in Moscow

Sergey REVNIVYKH

Sergey REVNIVYKH

Deputy Director General for the GLONASS Federal Target Program