As part of the events arranged to celebrate the Russian Satellite Communications Company’s jubilee, the Children’s Art School of Zheleznogorsk (Krasnoyarsk region) and Zheleznogorsk SCC announced, at the beginning of October 2017, a children’s drawing competition on the theme of “RSCC: 50 Years on the Orbit”. The purpose of the competition is to draw the attention of young talents to the achievements in space exploration and development of space communications, to the professions connected with the creation and operation of spacecraft and to their popularization among the young. Excursions to Zheleznogorsk SCC were arranged for the competition participants where they could learn about the company’s work. The results of the competition were announced on the day before the celebration of the RSCC’s birthday – 4 November 2017. The competitions winners received, during a gala ceremony, their diplomas and gifts. All the participants also received recognition letters.
Broadband Access Network Central Station in Ka-band has been transferred from Express-AM6 to Express-AMU1 satellite
Working together with the partner companies, RSCC technical services have arranged the transfer of the central station satellite broadband access network in the Ka-band, originally operating from Express-AM6 satellite, to Express-AMU1 satellite (36 degrees E).