On April the 1st the first astronaut of independent Ukraine, a Ukrainian Hero and a Major General Leonid Kostiantynovych Kadeniuk gained a diploma and the degree of Honorary Doctor of Aircraft and Space Systems Faculty of National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute".
If in the USSR determined, as today, the most popular, the most attractive and, in general, the most- most... people, during many years out of competition would be there among them, certainly, the first cosmonaut of planet Yurij Gagarin.
Kyiv Polytechnic - the alma mater of outstanding designers of aviation and space technology, who changed our time, our world for the better. In particular, S.P. Korolev, I.I. Sikorski, V.M. Chelomei, L.V. Lyulev, A.M. Lulka, V.I. Kalinin and others were studied here.
From 9 to 13 December 2012 in Beijing (China) hosted the International Consultative Seminar "New sensors and measuring systems", organized by the Aerospace modern optoelectronic technology (Beijing Aerospace Times Optical-Electronic Technology Co., Ltd).
On the 4th of April the inauguration of NTUU "KPI" Spartakiada took place at University Center of Physical Education and Sports. This year it is dedicated to the 115th anniversary of university foundation.