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In Armed Forces of Russia the Day of Space troops is celebrated



For viewing of video is necessary for "Adobe Flash Player" to Include Flash Player In Armed Forces of Russia is celebrated the Day of Space troops Annually on October 4 Space troops of Russia celebrate the professional holiday. This day in 1957 in the USSR the foundation of the Space age has been laid — from Baikonur Cosmodrome the first artificial Earth satellite (AES) has been successfully started. Preparation, start and control of the first artificial satellite in orbital flight were exercised by experts of military formations of Space troops. 60 years ago for control of the first-ever artificial satellite in the territory of the USSR the network of the ground measuring stations (GMS) of the Command and measuring complex of control of spacecrafts has been created. Places of dislocation of points have been developed by Research institute No. 4 of the Ministry of Defence of the USSR for the purpose of ensuring work on spacecrafts with high corners of an inclination, shooting of trajectory and telemetric measurements, transfer of commands and programs on the greatest possible visible sites of flight in all territory of the USSR. On October 4, 1957 the created ground measuring stations of the Command and measuring complex of control of spacecrafts have provided control of the first PS-1 artificial Earth satellite. Further all domestic and international space programs were exercised with participation of military units of control of spacecrafts. The piloted flights, researches of the Moon, Mars, Venus, the most difficult experiments in an outer space, start of the pilotless ship of the reusable orbital Snow-storm complex, control of the piloted Mir station, creation of the International Space Station — not the full list of achievements of domestic astronautics, the significant contribution to which was made by military formations of space appointment. Today space watch of the first military units of start and management of space means is continued by military units of Plesetsk Cosmodrome, the 15th army of Aerospace forces (of special function) as a part of the Main test space center of German Titov, the Main center of warning of missile attack, the Main center of investigation of a space situation. Preparation of professional officer staff for Space troops is carried out by Military space academy of A.F. Mozhaysky. Now in Space troops it is created and the effective system of preparation, start and control of domestic spacecrafts of different function, orbital and radar control of the raketoopasny directions and also ensuring global monitoring of a space situation functions. Military personnel and civil personnel successfully solve problems of application and building of fighting opportunities of missile warning systems, control of space, completion and management of orbital group of information systems and complexes of military and dual purpose, education and training of future officers. Within alert execution

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