October 2, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2018-10-02
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1. Mikhail Kotyukov, Minister of Science and Higher Education, has opened # EdCrunch2018. On October 1, the V Global Conference on Education Technologies #EdCrunch has opened in the Moscow International Trade Center. About 5 thousand visitors, 20 thousand online listeners, more than 300 Russian and foreign speakers and 50 industry companies have been taking part in the conference.



2. On October 1, RSC Energia specialists at the Baikonur cosmodrome have completed a set of technological operations for docking of the Soyuz MS-10 transport manned spacecraft with a transitional compartment. Earlier, on Saturday, September 29, the ship had been delivered to the assembly and test complex of spacecraft after successfully completed refueling operations with components of fuel and compressed gases and installed in the slipway for further pre-launch work.



3. The industrial fund managed by the company Skolkovo - Venture Investments and the Venture Fund Rusnano Sistem SICAR has invested $ 8 million in the resident of Skolkovo Foundation, iVideon, the developer of the cloud video surveillance service.



4. Rosatom will develop advanced digital projects, including in the field of the Internet of things, artificial intelligence and blockchain to enhance the effectiveness of its work.



5. About 2 billion rubles from various sources will be required for the next two years of preparation for the construction of the Siberian ring photon source in Novosibirsk. The first tranche is planned to be budgeted. The decision to build a synchrotron was supported in February 2018 by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Council on Science and Education.



6. Russia plans to launch seven spacecraft and one module from the Baikonur cosmodrome to the International Space Station in 2019 (a source in the rocket and space industry recently has told RIA Novosti).



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