Special Council meeting at ISS-Reshetnev delivered good results
ISS-Reshetnev Company hosted a visiting session of the Special Council of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
During their stay in Zheleznogorsk guests from the RAS Siberian Branch were taken on a tour of ISS-Reshetnev facilities. At its special facility dedicated to the manufacture of large-sized foldable reflectors and antenna feeder devices ISS-Reshetnev Company put on display samples of most advanced antenna products, spacecraft frame structures, high precision electro mechanical devices – all of them were developed by the company with the use of up-to-date research results.
ISS-Reshetnev Company’s technologies and its facilities were highly appraised by Valentin Parmon, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. “Here we see that Russian companies can also have cutting-edge technologies, including those of the space domain, and be highly successful among other world’s leading manufacturers,” he said. “Satellite production is a really knowledge-based industry, and we hope that cooperation between ISS-Reshetnev Company and academic institutions will go on and develop steadily,” added Valentin Parmon.
One of the key topics of the meeting addressed advanced research projects that could be carried out by scientists and Russian space companies (which are part of the NISS technology platform) and be used by ISS-Reshetnev Company in its satellite programs. The meeting was chaired by Nikolay Testoyedov, general director of ISS-Reshetnev Company. He presented a report on the company’s current activities and advanced research projects that call for the use of fundamental science.
After the meeting ISS-Reshetnev Company and the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences signed a cooperation agreement to further foster joint research and development projects in the field of space technologies.