Gennadiy Abramenkov assigned as JSC EDB Fakel’s Director

Gennadiy V. Abramenkov has been assigned as JSC EDB Fakel’s Director at the Board of Directors of the Integrated structure of JSC NPO Energomash of the Roscosmos state corporation. The order of the entry into office is effective from August 1, 2021.

Gennadiy Abramenkov graduated from the State University of Management in 2008 in the specialty Management of organization, from Moscow Aviation Institute (National research university) in 2017. He has a Master’s degree in Aviation engineering and more than 7 years of work experience in the rocket and space industry. He started his career as an analyst and worked his way up to the director of Department of certification, standardization and licensing of the Roscosmos state corporation. Gennadiy Abramenkov has more than 11 years of work experience in the aviation and space industry.

In the middle of November 2020, 100% of JSC EDB Fakel’s shares (former name FSUE EDB Fakel), which are owned by the Roscosmos state corporation, were transferred to a trust management of JSC NPO Energomash. After completion of the deal JSC NPO Energomash became entitled to form the board of directors, audit commission and also take other decisions related to the competence of the general meeting of shareholders and board of directors of JSC EDB Fakel.

JSC EDB Fakel (a part of the state corporation Roscosmos) is one of the leading enterprises in development of electric propulsion systems and thermal catalytic propulsion systems operating using Hydrazine. Fakel has a production experience in serial and mass delivery of thrusters both in commercial and state market segments. The share of the thrusters production in the world for spacecraft is about 10%. More than 70 Russian spacecraft (more than 60% of the Russian orbital constellation) and 30 Western spacecraft are equipped with thrusters developed and produced by EDB Fakel. Today EDB Fakel’s partners are ISS Reshetnev, RSC Energia, Khrunichev State Research and Production Center, Lavochkin Research and Production Association, Research and Production Corporation VNIIEM, Maxar (USA), Airbus, TAS (France), MELСO (Japan), IAI (Israel), OHB (Sweden).                                                                                                                                
NPO Energomash is the world leader in development of powerful liquid rocket engines for space launch vehicles. NPO Energomash has the unique family of liquid rocket engines with the thrust range from 60 up to 1000 tf, which can meet the requirements of the various class launch vehicles developers. Established in 1929. Awarded with the Order of Lenin, Order of the Red Banner of Labor and Order of the October Revolution. 

ROSCOSMOS is the state corporation established in August 2015 for a comprehensive reform of the rocket and space industry of Russia. ROSCOSMOS ensures performance of the state policy in space industry and normative regulation. ROSCOSMOS also places orders for development, production and delivery of space hardware and space infrastructural objects. Also, one of its functions is to develop international co-operation in space industry and provide conditions to use the results of the space activities for a social and economic progress of Russia

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