JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Satellite building professionals day

ISS-Reshetnev Company is readying to celebrate the professional holiday of its employees – the Machine builders day.

The Machine builders day is one of the main professional holidays for ISS-Reshetnev Company, Russia’s leading satellite manufacturer. During its 60 years the company has grown from a small branch of Sergey Korolev’s design bureau to the No. 1 national satellite building company.

Today ISS-Reshetnev’s production facilities comprise 12 workshops, more than 170 various testbeds and more than 1280 pieces of production machinery and equipment. All of them are regularly modernized by the company which also introduces new technologies to the satellite building process. At any given time around 40 satellites varying in sizes and applications are being built simultaneously at ISS-Reshetnev Company.

Impressive record of ISS-Reshetnev employees’ achievements and many years of expertise are always recognized with various state, government, regional and other prizes and awards. This year some 200 ISS-Reshetnev employees have received certificates of merit and letters of appreciation from the company’s top management, more than 70 people have been given awards of the same type from the ROSCOMOS State Corporation, public authorities of the Krasnoyarsk region, the town of Zheleznogorsk and the Russian Union of machine builders.

Additionally, one ISS-Reshetnev employee has been awarded the State Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration", four people have received M. F. Reshetnev Medals from the ROSCOSMOS State Corporation and three more – medals for Valorous Labour from the Russian Union of machine builders.