A special responsibility was placed on SSAU for staff training for the space launcher complex Vostochniy
In addition to the Board Members the meeting was attended by representatives of the state corporation Roscosmos and the management of Amur Region universities.
The Supervisory Board meeting was held within the framework of preparation for the first launch campaign of the new Russian space launcher complex. It is expected that in the spring of 2016 Samara carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1a” will launch a small spacecraft “Aist-2D”, developed by SSAU scientists and specialists of the Rocket and Space Centre “Progress”, the first Russian students nanosatellite SamSat-218, also created in SSAU and a satellite of Moscow State University “Lomonosov” from the space launcher complex Vostochniy.
Therefore, the main theme of the Supervisory Board meeting was the solution of tasks on training engineers for the rocket and space industry of Russia and the space launcher complex Vostochniy, as well as the role of SSAU in the process.
Over the past decade, SSAU has trained over 11,500 specialists for the domestic space industry. Currently the graduates with diplomas of Samara Aerospace University are employed almost by all the main rocket and space centres of the country.