Sergey Romanotto: Cyril Kallinikov / RIA Novosti
The former head of Rocket and space Corporation (RKK) “Energy” (part of “Roscosmos”), Sergey Romanov, in January 2019 downgraded to first Deputy Director, and earlier called scapegoats of the Corporation proposed to take a lower position, according to RIA Novosti.
“To exclude from the staffing of the Corporation the position of first Deputy General Director — first Deputy chief designer,” reads the order of the General Director of RKK Nikolai Sevastyanov, a copy of which the Agency refers.
It is also noted that Novels can become the first Deputy General designer for testing of spacecraft and upper stages, and if it does not suit such a position, may take a subordinate and lower-paid positions, for example, cleaner production and office premises, or part-time worker of the second category.
In December 2019 Sevastyanov, in 2006 promised from 2020 to establish an industrial extraction of helium-3 on the moon, was named chief designer of the manned programs of Roskosmos Evgeny Mikrin specific “culprit” of space failures Russia.
In July of 2019 two sources of Agency in the Russian rocket and space industry reported that flight tests of the “Federation” can move from 2022 to 2025, and guilty of the failures and delays will be announced the former leadership of “Energy” and “Roskosmos”.
In November 2018 Novels, occupying the position of Director of the RSC, guilty of delaying the implementation of promising Russian space programs, for example creating a spacecraft “Federation”, and preparation for launch to the International space station (ISS) module “Science”, called the former leadership of projects have already left the place of work.
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