Samara weekly news review 29.01.07 — 2.02.07
Medal of honour of the International Exhibition «Grune Woche — Berlin»
The international exhibition » Grune Woche — 2007 » was held in Berlin from January, 18 to January, 28th in exhibition centre Messe Berlin. A number of offers of invitations for the organisers to return the courtesy was received during the exhibition. At the end of the exhibition Samara stand participants received diplomas of exhibition centre Messe Berlin. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food was also awarded the decoration of «Medal of Honour of the International Exhibition «Grune Woche Berlin».
The Samara rockets at the launch area
The train from Samara, which delivered two launch vehicles «Soyuz-FG» (020 and 021) and a complete set to them to the cosmodrome Baikonur, arrived to station Tyura-Tam in Kazakhstan,. The rockets were made by experts of the Center? CSKB- Progress?, are intended for launching the piloted space ship «Soyuz TMA-10» and for commercial start of satellites Globalstar under the contract with French-Russian joint company StarSem.
The launch of the piloted space ship «Soyuz TMA-10» with a crew of the Russian cosmonauts Feodor Jurchihin and Oleg Kotov, and also the participant of space flight Charles Shimoni is appointed to the beginning of April, 2007.
Russia-EC May summit
The summits Russia-EU will take place near Samara in May and in Lisbon in October, informed the president assistant Sergey Yastrzhembsky at press conference on Tuesday.
As he said, the next summit will traditionally be held in Russia in May, 17-18th.*