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Feb. 25, 2020

   Science, MAI in Media, MAI
MAI Scientists Told about a New Way of Orbital Docking

The created method of connecting one shuttle to another will save fuel and eliminate breakdowns.

Feb. 19, 2020

   Activities, MAI in Media, MAI
MAI Will Show the Mockup of the Orbital Station Almaz

The declassified orbital piloted station Almaz, which was the USSR's most closed military space project, will be shown at Moscow Aviation Institute.

Feb. 14, 2020

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Improves the Friction Welding Method

Denis Kuritsyn, Associate Professor of the MAI Department "Production Technology and Operation of Aircraft Engines", is improving friction welding with stirring, which in the future will abandon the use of rivets in the aircraft industry.

Feb. 12, 2020

   MAI in Media, MAI
A Workshop for Production of the MAI-411 Light Aircraft Was Opened

The construction of the workshop for production of MAI-411 light aircraft at the KEMZ Concern enterprise in Kizlyar was completed. 

Feb. 06, 2020

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Scientists Have Developed a Design of a Powered Balloon for Venus Exploration

Scientists of Moscow Aviation Institute and Lavochkin Scientific and Production Association presented a report on development a design of a powered balloon for Venus exploration at the XVIII academic conference on cosmonautics "Korolev Readings". 

Feb. 05, 2020

   Science, MAI in Media
MAI Graduate Spoke about Engine Tests for a Space Tourism Ship

A graduate of Moscow Aviation Institute, founder of CosmoKurs, a private Russian space company, Pavel Pushkin told on Facebook that this fall in Moscow suburbs his company will begin testing the engine of the spacecraft or space tourism, which is under development now.

Jan. 31, 2020

   MAI in Media, Science
Air Truck: Why Is It Early to Abandon Airships?

Alexander Gomberg, Design Engineer at Department 105 "Aerodynamics of the Aircraft" of Moscow Aviation Institute, told the Izvestia newspaper how aeronautics giants can serve outer space and remote areas of the country.

Jan. 30, 2020

   MAI in Media, Students, Science
MAI Student Invented an Autonomous Navigation System for Drones

An autonomous drone navigation system, based on the convolutional neural network, simultaneous position control of the device in space and map building, is being developed at Moscow Aviation Institute.

Jan. 28, 2020

   MAI in Media, Science
MAI Created a Control Actuator Prototype for a “More Electric Aircraft”

Engineers of MAI School No. 7 “Robotic and Intelligent Systems” under the direction of Associate Professor of Department 702 “Drive Systems of Aerospace Engineering” Artyom Alekseenkov, together with specialists from the Technodinamika holding, tested the PM.00 electro-hydraulic control actuator, designed specifically for more electric passenger cargo aircraft. 

Jan. 24, 2020

   Cooperation, MAI in Media, Education
Prospects for Development of the CR929 Project with the Participation of MAI Students

The first group of engineers, who will be engaged in the creation of a promising Russian-Chinese CR929 aircraft at the enterprises of Rostec and its partners in the People's Republic of China, graduated from the universities of Russia and China. Joint diplomas of Moscow Aviation Institute and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) were awarded to 29 Russian and 23 Chinese students.

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.

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