The new references have been add to the section Press. It includes a link to the news story of the Perviy kanal dedicated to asteroids and comets with participation of the Laboratory leading researcher Nathan A. Eismont.
Boris M. Shustov, director of the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, gave a lecture at the meeting of the scientific seminar “Solar system and the problems of asteroid hazards” conducted by the Laboratory of Space Research, Technologies, Systems and Processes.
Leading researcher Nathan A. Eismont gave an interview to "Russian Science" covering the ideas of protecting the Earth from potentially dangerous objects by pointing at them small asteroids.
In Thursday night flew past Earth asteroid Apophis, which is dangerous proximity to our planet, astronomers expect in 2036. With space observatory "Herschel", located on the satellite, scientists have obtained new data on the asteroid. It was found that the diameter of 20% greater than previously thought, and the mass and volume - up to 70%. New data and images of a celestial body at different wavelengths launched by NASA.
December 20 at Government House two employees of our laboratory (academian of RANS, prof. Evgeny N. Chumachenko and academian of RANS, prof. Aleksey F. Kaperko) were awarded by Government Prize in Science and Technology medals and certificates. Welcomed the winners of the Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, who expressed confidence in the effective development of high technologies and out of our science to the forefront that will ensure the prosperity of the state and will remove the problem of the "oil and gas needle".
Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Space Research Vladimir Surdin became the winner of the most intelligent of the national award for the best scientific and popular book.
Members of the Laboratory passed training course about the calculation of high-energy trajectories for deep space exploration and planetary protection.
From 11/04/12 to 11/09/12 in cities Simi Valley, Tempe and Sedona was held meetings management and members of laboratory with managers and members of KinetX which develops design solutions for NASA and our lead scientist David Dunham work in this company.
International symposium organized by NASA and passed 28/10/12 - 03/11/12 in Pasadena (USA), gathered famous scientists and experts on the dynamics of space flight.
International Scientific and Technical Conference of Young Scientists, students and graduate students 'Aerospace Technologies' dedicated to research in the field of aviation, aerospace and transportation systems.