The International Moscow Airshow MAKS-2019 that took place from August 27 to September 1, was marked by the companies of the State Corporation Roscosmos that presented their latest innovative developments of the Russian rocket space industry, namely thrusters and satellites mock-ups, launchers, Distance earth monitoring projects and unique microelectronic devices, as well as minor design elements and innovative materials. 

FSUE EDB Fakel invites you to visit our stand in pavilion D1 as part of the exposition shared with the State Corporation Roscosmos.

A Proton M launch vehicle with the Block DM-03 upper stage successfully launched the Spektr-RG astrophysical observatory from Site 81 of the Baikonur 13 Cosmodrome on July 13, 2019 at 3:30:57 p.m. Moscow time. The launch and flight were completed successfully.

On June 20 at 23:43 an Ariane 5 rocket vehicle was launched from the European space cosmodrome in Kourou, French Guiana, with Eutelsat 7C broadcasting satellite on-board.

Article about EDB "FAKEL" in journal "Aerospace review".

The Information and analysis center for positioning, navigation and timing reports that the spacecraft Glonass-M, successfully placed into the orbit on board of Soyuz launcher on May 27, 2019 has joined the Glonass constellation and is currently being introduced into the system.

EDB Fakel is the company with the vast experience in development, manufacturing and testing of space propulsion. For more than fifty years, the employees have been contributing to the history of space industry by creating products that became a company’s brand known worldwide.

On May 30, our legendary fellow citizen and cosmonaut Alexey Leonov celebrated his 85th anniversary. For this occasion, the Library named after A. Leonov organized an event called “A photo for the Hero”. Children took part in aeronautic warm-up and a quiz; later they took a photo and sent it to Mr. Leonov with good wishes.

     On April 12, 2019, EDB Fakel hosted the 7th annual scientific and practical conference timed to coincide with the Cosmonautics Day and dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the start of the lunar program and 50th anniversary of the start of EDB Fakel’s designed stationary plasma thrusters flight heritage.

A visit by a representative delegation from the People’s Republic of China, JSC Materik from the Russian Federation and Thales Alenia Space from Belgium took place on March 19-20, 2019. The Chinese delegation was presented by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST), the Institute of Telecommunication Satellites (ITS), the Beijing Institute of Control Engineering (BICE), the International Business Department (IBD), the Lanzhou Institute of Space Physics (LISP) and APT spacecraft company.