JSC "NPP Star" 60 years - normal flight!

October 2 2012g JSC "NPP Zvezda" named after academician G.I. Severin celebrates his sixty year anniversary. Over the years, employees of the company have created samples of equipment, about which you can proudly say "For the first time in the world!" or "The best in the world!"


JSC "NPP Star" 60 years - normal flight!


Long before the start, a plaster print is made from the figure of an astronaut and a metal bed resembling a bath is cast in this form. Make the lodgements in the scientific-production enterprise "Star", which recently turned 60 years. It was the specialists of Zvezda that created the first spacesuits for Yuri Gagarin and Alexey Leonov, and hundreds of pilots were rescued with the help of ejection seats made at the enterprise.

There is a test of the refueling system for aircraft. The 20-meter hose with a target tends to the fuel receiver. There is a contact!

Heavenly refueling was invented and tested at the Zvezda Scientific-Production Enterprise. Over the years 60 developed here a huge number of space and aviation masterpieces.

“Gagarin’s first flight, the Zvezda landing system was also there. They talk about the spacesuit all the time. In fact, the ejection seat — in fact, his workplace — was made by the Zvezda. For Leonov, not only the spacesuit was made, but also an airlock, ”says Sergey Pozdnyakov, general director, chief designer of the Zvezda Scientific and Production Enterprise.

Here they develop and test rescue equipment for pilots - ejection seats and parachute systems. At one time, the Zvezda Scientific and Production Enterprise invented the Sokol flight spacesuit and the Orlan spacesuit for going to outer space.

Engineers "Stars" first came up with soft suits with a rigid cuirass - to protect astronauts from radiation.

Casting lodgment. Accuracy - millimeter. It is necessary to act quickly until the cast is frozen. As if doctors, engineers study the anthropometric data of an astronaut and create a rescue capsule. Without it, it is impossible to return to Earth unscathed.

"We do not stand still. At present, the refueling unit for the MIG-29Ka ship engine has been developed and is being successfully tested. He has completed more than 30 flights - flight tests have been completed. We are looking into the future, as helicopter carriers appear, refueling will also be needed there," says program director for aviation means of rescue NPP Zvezda Vladimir Rafeenkov.

Ergonomics, the protection of astronauts and pilots - here is a classic of the genre. All technology plays the most important thing - to save and preserve those for whom the risk is a matter of life.
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  1. Drappier
    Drappier 3 October 2012 07: 34 New
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    Have a nice day everyone repeat
  2. aksakal 3 October 2012 07: 53 New
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    Not all is lost in the dashing 90s. There is still gunpowder -)))) Happy 60th birthday!
    1. Sakhalininsk 3 October 2012 08: 45 New
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      It’s for sure there’s more poher in the mantles and berries in the buttocks laughing and Kuzkin’s mother, thank God, hasn’t completely rusted yet, so we’ll get out and not out of this!
  3. Raiven
    Raiven 3 October 2012 08: 00 New
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    you need to take up the mind, restore everything and get ready for the flight to Mars. America and China FIG, and not be there first
    1. Joker 3 October 2012 13: 54 New
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      Your words, yes, the government would be in the ears, they especially do not need to fly to Mars, they have a different dream, the American sad
  4. Sasha 19871987 3 October 2012 08: 51 New
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    men and women of this enterprise on holiday, do an important job, which is the fact. that a modern fighter is the safest transport, thanks to their catapults)))
  5. Nechai
    Nechai 3 October 2012 08: 56 New
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    Eternal memory and land rest in peace to the founder of an excellent research and production team, Gai Ilyich Severin ...
    And now his followers and students are preparing breakthrough products. Dramatically increasing human capabilities in extreme conditions. In particular, they, for the T-50, created a new complex of SJO pilot. That will allow, on this machine, aerobatics with large as "+", so "-" and lateral overloads. Naturally without harming the health of the pilot.
  6. ShturmKGB 3 October 2012 09: 44 New
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    My sincere congratulations! drinks
  7. flanker7 3 October 2012 22: 36 New
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    A low bow to everyone who created and tested equipment to save the lives of pilots. And of course, with the anniversary!