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Young guests have toured the Dubna Satellite Communications Center

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On May 24, 2017, children of the RSCC personnel employed by its Moscow-based departments toured the Dubna Satellite Communications Center near Moscow. While in Dubna, they also visited the Museum of History of Science and Technology at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research.

On May 24, 2017, as part of a series of events dedicated to the 50th anniversary of RSCC, an excursion was organized for children of the RSCC personnel to the Dubna Satellite Communications Center and a sightseeing tour of the science town of Dubna, the seat of the largest nuclear physics research center in Russia.

 

The kids saw the satellite antennas and were told what they were all about. They toured the control center for satellite communication systems and found out why there are so many monitors and what they monitor. The children also visited the Museum of History of Science and Technology of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), where they became participants in physical experiments and were familiarized with the purposes of the Synchrophasotron and Nuclotron.

 

The trip made it possible for the children to learn more about their parents' work, as well as to see the importance of applied science.

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