Day of cosmonautics at NPO PM
Academician M.F. Reshetnev NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki is the leading enterprise of the Russian Space Industry. Therefore, the - Day of cosmonautics is the most significant day for the enterprise employees.
The main event on 12 April, there will be a solemn meeting of the enterprise employees at which the best people will be rewarded by the existing tradition. This year 90 NPO PM’s specialists will be rewarded honorary titles “Honored work veteran of enterprise” and “The best young employees of the enterprise”. 13 persons are rewarded with medals of Academican M.F. Reshetnev of Cosmonautics Federation and 10 specialists are rewarded with diplomas of Governor and Legislative assembly of Krasnoyarsk region. Representatives of region and town authority, leaders of Zheleznogorsk enterprises are about to congratulate the satellite builders. The best students of Vocational Lyceum #10 will be rewarded the name grants of Academician M.F. Reshetnev.
The same day there will be the meeting of the NPO PM Scientific and Technical Board devoted to the book publication “Academican M.F. Reshetnev”. The book describes the life and activity of the enterprise founder, outstanding scientist and talented leader.
Traditionally, people will bring flowers to the monument of S. P. Korolev, who opened great cosmonautics and rocket production are not only in our country but in the whole world.
The NPO PM veterans will be able to have an excursion to the Demonstration-exhibition centre. It is a good opportunity to remember the history, to share impression on significant events and be aware of up-to-date enterprise achievements.
Some events were held on the eve of the Day of cosmonautics. On 10 April, the commission reviewed the results of the drawing contest “Cosmos and NPO PM activity.” 30 children of enterprise employees took part in the contest. All participants received diplomas and memorable gifts. The sportsmen did not set aside this holiday day. On 10 April, they played the final game of NPO PM volleyball tournament. But on 9 April, there were arranged the chess and tennis tournaments devoted to the Day of cosmonautics.