In early summer, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute hosted the Forum of Mechanical Engineers, dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the university and the Educational and Research Mechanical Engineering Institute.
With the advent of the era of space flight, design engineers became interested in the idea of creating orbital space complexes and even entire human settlements in Earth orbit and on the Moon. Initially, they were planned to be formed by docking ships with each other.
"KP" continues publishing interviews with young scientists of the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, who developed, manufactured and prepared the PolyITAN-NR-30 nanosatellite for space launch within the scientific body under the leadership of Boris Rassamakin.
Holdings of the H.I. Denysenko Scientific and Technical Library are replenished not only through the purchase of books and subscriptions to periodicals. One of the important sources is the editions that were donated and are still being donated by book collecting authors.
Our nanosatellite was successfully launched into space on the SpaceX Falcon-9 launch vehicle. The nanosatellite was created by scientists, teachers and students of National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute".