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Experimental Design Bureau Fakel took part in the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget.

On Friday, April 10 2014, the Conference devoted to the Day of Cosmonautics was held at the EDB premises. Such science and applied research conferences have become a good tradition once founded by the Soviet school of engineers.

This is the first time of Fakel’s visiting the SATELLITE 2015 conference and exhibition held in Washington from March 16 to 19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This exhibition is a global site for showing the latest achievements on the market of satellites offered by the leading S/C manufacturers.

EDB celebrates Saturday’s Carnival. 

On Saturday, Feb. 21, the employees of EDB FAKEL celebrated the Carnival at their camping center in Svetlogorsk. The Carnival has become a good tradition for the enterprise. The workers with their families took part in various competitions: sack-race, golf, darts, and many others. The children had a chance to ride ponies and prove themselves in competitions. The winners were awarded special prizes and diplomas. All the guests ate pancakes and baked cookery.  At the end the Lady Maslenitsa was burnt.

Jan. 23, 2015 the delegation from the URSC  headed by Igor Arbuzov visits EDB Fakel. The agenda includes the issues of current and future work of the Enterprise within the framework of the common policy of the Corporation, which EDB is a part of since 2014, as well as the prospects of the national rocket-space industry development on the whole.

The International Conference devoted to the 60th Anniversary of EDB Fakel will be held on October 5 – 7, 2015 at the BUSINESS CENTER FISCHBÖRSE.

The main subject for discussion is electric propulsion in the past, present, future; challenging issues of engine/thruster  building  in Russia and abroad, as well as the horizons of space industry development until 2030.

Further information can be found in the program.

The World Satellite Business Week held in Paris from Sept 8 to Sept 12 gathered the largest satellite manufacturers and operators on one site. In the course of this conference, the delegation of EDB Fakel took part in the Satellite Financing Summit and Marketing Forecasts Review, as well as held a number of business meetings with business-partners from Airbus DS and Space Systems/Loral, thus strengthening current relationships and opening new perspectives for bilateral cooperation.

In the period from Sept. 7 – 12, IOM Leipzig, the Moscow Aviation Institute, the Justus-Liebig University Giessen held the 5th German-Russian Conference on Electric Propulsion and Their Application in Dresden, Germany under the chairmanship of Horst W. Loeb and Garri Popov.

EDB Fakel entered into a SPT-140D delivery contract with Airbus DS for all-electric satellites based on their new Eurostar E3000e platform, such as EUTELSAT 172B and SES-12. - See more at: 

The ILA Berlin Air Show belongs to one of the largest trade fairs worldwide. ILA is a trade show for professionals of the aerospace industry as well as a fascinating event for aviation fans. Due to high-ranking delegations from all over the world the ILA became an international meeting point of the aerospace industry, science, politics, international space agencies and the military. In 2014, it is hosting some 60 conferences and meetings, workshops and a programme of lectures. Among the new features are the various high level conferences with outstanding participants as well as leading congresses, which are focusing on strategically important market developments and trends.