The Youth Aerospace Education Center will be opened in Zhukovsky with the participation of TsAGI
1 September 2015
On August 26, within the frameworks of XII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015 Sergey Chernyshev, General Director of TsAGI, signed the cooperation agreement with MIPT, FALT-Dinamika LLC, RAC “MiG” and the Administration of Zhukovsky urban district, aimed at establishing the Youth Aerospace Education Center “Vysota”.
The project aims to popularize the professions of an operator, developer, designer, tester of aviation and space systems among the youth, as well as increase the motivation level when choosing the institution and the profession for further employment in the area of aerospace industry of Russia. FSUE “TsAGI”, RAC “MiG” and MIPT will become the fundamental institutions for Center’s operation. As part of the cooperation process, the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky is assigned to organize training courses, tours of the experimental base objects and other educational activities.
After signing the agreement, Sergey Chernyshev, the Head of TsAGI, said that the Institute, being a world famous research center, actively supported the scientific and technical creative ideas of the younger generation. He told about activities organized for young specialists in cooperation with MIPT in the form of academic competitions in physics and mathematics, the courses of model airplane flying and gliding, etc.
“Establishment of such educational center is another important step towards occupational guidance of young generation. We want them to enter technical universities and come to work in our Institute after graduation. And according to my opinion, the main mission of this Center is to encourage young people to join us after careful consideration and in the future dedicate themselves to the Russian aircraft industry,” — said Sergey Chernyshev, General Director of TsAGI.