Gennadiy Abramenkov is the winner of the “Standardizer of the year” competition

October 19, 2021, Kaliningrad – EDB Fakel’s Director Gennadiy Abramenkov was awarded with the “Standardizer of the year” award in the category “Practical contribution to the development of standards of high economic and social value”. The competition results were summed up in frames of the International technological forum “Russian week of standardization” on October 14, 2021. The award ceremony was timed to coincide with the professional day – The International day of standards. The winners were awarded by the head of the Federal technical regulation and metrology agency (Rosstandart) Anton Shalaev.

The “Standardizer of the year” competition is held by the International organization for quality and Russian institute of standardization supported by the Ministry of trade and industry of Russia (Minpromtorg) and Rosstandart. The works were submitted in 4 categories:

– for a practical contribution to the development of standards of high economic and social value;

– for a practical contribution to the establishment and functioning of the standardization service at the enterprises;

– for a contribution to the educational activity in the field of standardization and related disciplines;

– for a contribution to the development of scientific and methodological basics of standardization

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. In edition, 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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