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Scientific Conference in commemoration of ISS-Reshetnev Company’s founder

Scientific Conference in commemoration of ISS-Reshetnev Company’s founder

The XIX International Scientific Conference Reshetnev Readings–2015 which is dedicated to the 91st anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Reshetnev, kicked off in Krasnoyarsk on November 10.

The conference is organized by the Siberian State Aerospace University together with Information Satellite Systems – Reshetnev Company. The event has attracted representatives of aerospace companies and scientific institutions from Russian and abroad.

Welcoming speeches at the opening ceremony of the conference were delivered by Igor Kovalev, SibSAU Chancellor, Sergey Kukushkin, deputy general director of ISS-Reshetnev Company as well as other aerospace companies’ representatives and regional authorities. Among speakers at the ceremony also was a special guest – Fedor Yurchikhin, Hero of the Russian Federation, space pilot. Sharing his memories with the audience, he stressed the important role that Mikhail Reshetnev had played in the formation of Russian space technology and industry.

At the plenary session of the conference Vladimir Khalimanovich, director of ISS-Reshetnev’s Industrial Center for Large-Sized Foldable Mechanical Systems, presented a report on the current technologies implemented in the manufacture of satellites. The report contained ISS-Reshetnev Company’s expertise and knowledge in the field of polymer composite materials and explained how the company used them to increase the quality and reliability of satellite structures.

Other presentations at the conference were made by representatives of Moscow-based companies, the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Physics and the Tokyo University – they dealt with current trends in science and space technology.

In total, more than 550 reports and scientific papers are to be discussed during the conference, around 80 of them will be presented by ISS-Reshetnev specialists.