On August 18, 2015 Information Satellite Systems – Reshetnev Company is celebrating the 51st anniversary of the day when a Cosmos-3 launch vehicle with three experimental communications satellites was launched into orbit. That rocket was the first product developed by the company on its own.
ISS-Reshetnev Company traditionally held a series of events to commemorate this significant date.
The celebrations included a public meeting at the Mikhail Reshetnev Square which was attended by ISS-Reshetnev’s management, employees, veterans and retirees. Nikolay Testoyedov, General Director of the company, while addressing to the people gathered at the square spoke on ISS-Reshetnev’s long history full of noteworthy events and stressed the utmost importance the successful implementation of the Cosmos-3 project had for the fledgling Siberian satellite company.
Also at the meeting the unveiling of new memorial tablets took place. These tablets are installed on the pedestal of the Mikhail Reshetnev monument to perpetuate the memory of the most significant milestone events in the ISS-Reshetnev Company’s history.
As for young ISS-Reshetnev’s employees, they had a good opportunity to attend a traditional annual meeting with Grigoriy Chernyavskiy, one of the founding fathers of Siberian satellite manufacturing and Mikhail Reshetnev’s companion.
The celebrations winded up with a traditional amateur talent concert performed by ISS-Reshetnev’s employees.