Siberian Space Design School 2020

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Information letter - Call for participants!

Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology   is organizing the First International Summer School 2020 in the period of July 9 -17, 2020.

We warmly welcome international students who are eager for new knowledge, experience and insights to join 2020 Summer School “Siberian Space Design School”(SSDS - 2020) at Reshetnev University in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The main theme of the SSDS–2020 is “Significant issues of spacecraft development”. Development of small spacecrafts is one of the relevant key areas of global policy in the field of space exploration nowadays. This aspect is of great interest for students and pupils.

Participation in the work of the SSDS will be mostly exciting and useful for students majoring in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Spacecraft Design and Modelling who speak English.
The format of the School implies intensive research training that gives participants ample opportunities to learn about the design stages of small spacecrafts of CubeSat type and its main systems, and communicate with specialists doing theoretical and practical research in this field.
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The SSDS – 2020 teaching team consists of Russian top experts and specialists from Reshetnev University and JSC “Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems”, a leading Russian provider of satellites for communications, television broadcasting, data-relay, navigation and geodesy.
Within the frames of the School participants are planned to work in project workshops on development of CubeSats, aiming the immersion in the problems of the School topics, as well as joining the team building activities and developing professional knowledge and skills of engineers. Participants are also welcome to visit the Museum of Space Technology and watch the operation of Manufacturing Facilities Resource Center based at Reshetnev University.
•    CubeSat development concept
•    CubeSat mechanical design
•    CubeSat power system
•    CubeSat attitude control system
•    CubeSat communication system
•    Management issues of development, production and launch of CubeSat

Working language: English.
Program participants will receive a certificate (2 ECTS) at completion
THE VENUE OF THE SSDS – 2020 is Campus of Reshetnev University


Application opens
March 12, 2020
Application deadline
May 1, 2020
Deadline for sending visa invitations to participants
June 5, 2020
Arrival to Krasnoyarsk, Registration & Check-in
July 8, 2020
Course time
July 9-17, 2020
Departure from Krasnoyarsk
July 18,2020


Download your attachments to the application form in pdf/jpg/png -format.
1.    A complete online application form
2.    A brief description of the research interests (maximum 2500 characters without spaces)
3.    A letter of recommendation from home university
4.    Copy of passport
5.    Visa invitation formинный для одного, это подлинное для всех.



Organizational issues
Svetlana Gorbunova, vice-head of International Cooperation Department, e-mail:

Training program
•    Vladislav Khanov, coordinator, associate professor, department of Security of Information Technologies, e-mail:
•    Dmitriy Zuev, coordinator, Research Laboratory “Small spacecrafts”, e-mail:


The cost of participation in the International Summer School 2020 is $375. This includes registration fee, visa application, transfers from/to the aiport, accommodation (BB), transfers to the location of SSDS 2020, educational program, educational materials. Early arrival/late departures are additionally paid by participants. Travel, visa and medical insurance expenses are covered by participants.
Payment is carried out in cash on arrival (in frames of the agreement signed)

 See you in the heart of Siberia! Don't miss a unique opportunity!