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# NPO avtomatika 06/13/2021 21:00 Night Wolves visited NPO avtomatika

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, the Museum of Cosmonautics and Rocket and Space Technology of NPO Avtomatika (part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) was visited by 18 motorcyclists from the Night Wolves All-Russian Motorcycle Club. The excursion took place within the framework of the All-Russian motorcycle rally “Space is our – 60. Yuri Gagarin.” In the museum, Russian motorcyclists saw the launch of the Soyuz-2 launch vehicle, got acquainted with an exhibition of books on the history of space exploration, one of which was co-authored by Yuri Gagarin. In addition, the guests were able to see rare photographs and find out interesting facts about the biography of the first Russian cosmonaut. In addition to space themes, the guests of the museum saw civil projects of the Scientific and Production Association of Automation named after Academician N.A. Semikhatova. The presentation of unmanned driving systems, intelligent video surveillance and special devices for automatic control of agricultural machinery was made by Evgeny Sharovarin, Deputy Director General of NPO Automatics for Civilian Products. He noted that the enterprise is connected with the production of motorcycles – the enterprise produced electronic units and an ignition system for Ural motorcycles. The all-Russian motocross rally “Space is our – 60. Yuri Gagarin” is timed to the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight into space and is held with the support of the State Corporation ” Roscosmos “. The promotion runs from June 10 to July 15, 2021 along the route: Moscow – Moscow Region – Yekaterinburg – Omsk – Zmeinogorsk – Krasnoyarsk – Vostochny Cosmodrome – Khabarovsk – Vladivostok. One of the motorcyclists Vitaly (Voenny) Padalkin noted that it is important for a space business to preserve its history. “For me, space and the submarine are two categories of professions where it is impossible to be a man. After the tour of the NPO Automatics museum, I have a million questions. I am very interested in this historical part of the formation of an important industry in Russia. I believe that this is an illustrative illustration of the work of your enterprise, your culture and tradition, what needs to be preserved and what needs to be taught to the younger generation, “said Vitaly (Voenny) Padalkin. Deputy General Director of NPO Automatics for HR and Social Policy Alexey Glazkov, on behalf of the company, accepted the flag of the race as a gift from the motorcycle club and noted that space workers and motorcyclists are united by love for their work. “Although space and motorcycling are completely different directions, we are united by love for our work, a wide and open soul and pride for your country. Such projects, in my opinion, further popularize astronautics and help develop one of the country’s important industries, “said Alexey Glazkov. During the motocross, motorcyclists will visit key enterprises of the rocket and space industry in Russia, and will also become guests of the Vostochny cosmodrome, where the launch will take place. launch vehicle “Soyuz-2.1b”. In addition, the “Night Wolves” will donate to the Cosmonautics Museum of the Cultural and Leisure Center “Vostok” the drawings of the finalists of the school children’s drawing competition “Our Space – 60. Yuri Gagarin”.


EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.

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