August 9, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-08-09
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1. Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting on plans for the development of the Russian space-rocket industry. The meeting was attended by First Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, Presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Deputy commander-in-chief of the Aerospace Forces - commander of the Space Forces Alexander Golovko, general director of the Roscosmos State Corporation Dmitry Rogozin. Putin called for putting the rocket and space industry to a new level of quality. Russian President suggested discussing additional measures to ensure the sustainability of the industry and its balanced work.



2. Russian President Vladimir Putin supported the proposal of the Head of Roscosmos State Corporation Dmitry Rogozin on the mandatory provision of aircraft with the GLONASS system.



3. Created in Skolkovo, the system for communicating "the power of thought" has entered the top of the best inventions in Russia. The communication system "NeuroChat" for people with serious limitations of speech and movements, which is allowed to communicate by force of thought, is recognized by Rospatent as one of the best inventions of Russia for the past year. Each year, Rospatent forms the rating of the 100 best inventions of Russia, projects are selected from applications filed during the year for patents. In 2017, more than 36 thousand applications were submitted.



4. Unmanned aerial vehicles manufactured by ZALA AERO (part of the Kalashnikov concern) help to search for spent rocket stages at the Vostochny Space Center. It is noted that the use of unmanned systems increased efficiency and reduced the search time by several times, since until recently, manned helicopters were used to search for detachable parts of launch vehicles, which is a more expensive and time-consuming method.



5. The first in Russia School of Digital Economics will begin work in the framework of the East Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September this year. Training will be built in conjunction with leading companies on individual educational trajectories. The school starts with five master's programs - Cyber Security, Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Large Data, Territory Management Based on Earth Remote Sensing Technologies and Data, Digital Art.



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