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Jan. 23, 2020

   Science, Conferences, MAI in Media
MAI Scientists Proposed the Creation of a Spaceship in the Rotating Donut Form

Specialists of Moscow Aviation Institute suggest the creation of a manned spacecraft 100 meters in diameter for deep space exploration, according to the thesis of the report which was read at the Korolev Readings Scientific Conference.

Jan. 21, 2020

   MAI in Media, Activities
MAI Graduates Are Allowed to Work in Outer Space

MAI alumni Nikolai Tikhonov and Andrei Babkin, who are members of the ISS-63 mission’s main crew, successfully passed the test session on the Exit-2 simulator as part of pre-flight training in Star City. 

Jan. 16, 2020

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Сreated a Cargo UAV for Testing GLONASS System

A cargo unmanned aerial vehicle capable of making a soft landing in case of emergency was created at Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University).

Jan. 09, 2020

   MAI in Media
A Bust of MAI Graduate-Cosmonaut Was Installed at the Airport in Sochi

On December 17, at the Sochi International Airport, a bust of a graduate of Moscow Aviation Institute, pilot-cosmonaut Vitaly Sevastyanov, was solemnly opened.

Dec. 20, 2019

   Science, Cooperation, MAI in Media
MAI Will Help to Establish Airship Delivery in Yakutia

Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) and the consortium “Airships of Yakutia” offer to use their experience, research and technological groundwork to solve the logistical problems of isolated and remote territories. The project has already received support from the government of the republic. It is planned that airships will carry people and cargo. EastRussia found out, if they will help the transport development of Yakutia. 

Dec. 13, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
Nothing Is More Important than Cleaning Up the Space

Not many of the leading scientists, under whose guidance projects will be implemented on mega-grants of the "seventh wave", are constantly working in Russia. And a very unusual situation is when a professor at a regional university becomes the head of a laboratory at a Moscow university. Under such conditions the mega-grant was won by Head of the Department of Theoretical Mechanics of Samara University, Professor Vladimir Aslanov, and Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University). Professor Aslanov told about the tasks of their joint project called “Space Flight Mechanics” and about what missions are really necessary outside the Earth. 

Nov. 29, 2019

   MAI in Media
MAI Will Train AI Specialists for the Russian Economy

On October 10, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the National Strategy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence (NSDAI) for the period until 2030. Moscow Aviation Institute will train personnel for this purpose. 

Nov. 14, 2019

   Science, Students, MAI in Media
MAI Presented Roscosmos an Experimental Program on the ISS

MAI scientists presented Roscosmos an experiment plan, which is planned to be carried out on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) until 2024. Its purpose is to develop a space debris recycling system and test a new, cheaper and more environmentally friendly way to deliver goods to the surface of the Earth. The experiment is led by a South Korean graduate student of Moscow Aviation Institute, Yoon Sung Wook.

Nov. 08, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media, Activities, Education
MAI Student Observations Helped Discover a New Island

High school students made a geographical discovery as part of the “World Space Week”, which took place in Cheboksary city (Russia). The tutor of a unique school project was Artyom Makarenko, a first-year student of the Institute No. 6  "Aerospace" MAI. Schoolchildren, with the support of MAI student, studied the melting of glaciers and analyzed satellite images when they discovered the alleged new island.

Oct. 31, 2019

   MAI in Media, Activities
Two MAI-411 Aircraft Will Be Built for a New Air Company in 2020

The Dagestan enterprise KEMZ Concern plans in 2020 to create an air company in Kizlyar (Dagestan), which will operate flights on small aircraft, primarily on four-seater MAI-411 aircraft of its own production.

Oct. 16, 2019

   MAI in Media
MAI Expert Commented on the Creation of a Modern Air Taxi

Boris Artamonov, associate professor of NIO-102 of the Moscow Aviation Institute, commented on the general availability of modern helicopter engineering to the TASS news agency, and also told when aircraft with electric motors will become in demand on the market.

Oct. 02, 2019

   MAI in Media
MAI Experts Commented on the Rules for Using Drones

Today, a whole industry for the production of unmanned aerial vehicles has appeared in Russia. The scope of their application is really booming. The number of drones has reached such proportions that the Russian sky can no longer accommodate all UAVs.

Aug. 09, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI and TsAGI Work on Creating an Advanced Spacecraft Engine

Representatives of the Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) took part in a meeting on the development of straight-flow air electric propulsion engines, which was held at the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after Professor N. E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI). 

Aug. 08, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Has Developed New Methods for the Diagnostic System of Rocket Engines

At the Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), methods and tools were developed for connecting engine sensors with a diagnostic system at the Research and Development Complex - 751 (NIK-751) stands for JSC NPO Energomash (branch of Roscosmos State Corporation). 

July 29, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
Aircraft MAI-411 Will Take Part in the Flight Program of MAKS - 2019

The new MAI-411 light multi-purpose four-seat aircraft developed by the Industry Special Design Bureau for Experimental Aircraft Engineering of MAI is planned to be demonstrated in the flight program of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019.

June 28, 2019

   MAI in Media
Complex about MAI Graduate Opened at VDNH

On June 24, a solemn opening of a memorial stand devoted to the life and work of one of the founders of the national cosmonautics, graduate of Moscow Aviation Institute, Mikhail Reshetnev, took place in the pavilion Cosmos at the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNH).

June 19, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
Aircraft MAI-411 Received a Certificate of Airworthiness

Multi-purpose four-seat MAI-411 aircraft received the certificate of airworthiness after passing all the tests.

May 24, 2019

   Awards, MAI in Media
The President Awarded the Graduate of MAI with the Order of Merit for the Fatherland

On Thursday, May 23, the President presented state awards of the Russian Federation in the Catherine Hall of the Kremlin. The Order For Merit to the Fatherland, II class, was awarded to a graduate of the Moscow Aviation Institute, Hero of the Russian Federation, cosmonaut Fedor Yurchikhin.

May 15, 2019

   Students, MAI in Media
QS WOWNEWS Published a Story About a Student of MAI

QS WOWNEWS Published a Story About a Student of MAI, who created a suit with medical sensors. 

Apr. 24, 2019

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Scientists Have Developed a Robot for Inspecting Aircraft

Engineers of Moscow Aviation Institute are working to create a mobile robotic complex, which will be able to make a 3D model of the aircraft and analyze its surface for damage after the flight. 

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