Flew to the ISS on May 29, The Union is equipped with a new system of manual control

Launched on May 29 to the International Space Station (ISS) "Soyuz TMA-09M" is equipped with a new crew modernized system manual "Neptun-ME", According to the General Director Research Institute of Aviation Equipment (NIIAO) Vyacheslav Chernyshev.

NIIAO part of the concern "Radio-electronic technology" (KRET) corporation "Rostekhnadzor".

"The information display system and manual control" Neptun-ME ", developed at the Institute of Aircraft Equipment, designed for monitoring and control systems onboard manned spacecraft." Neptun-ME "is a remote control with three processors and two matrix LCD screens. Manned spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA" № 709, equipped with the upgraded system is scheduled for launch from Baikonur on May 29. NIIAO is the only Russian supplier of display systems such level ",- Chernyshev said. 

According to him, "Neptun-ME" — is deeply modernized version of the display system "Neptune", established in 1999. It is designed for spacecraft "Soyuz-TMA" with an extended range of anthropometric parameters of the crew.

Chernyshev said that while improving system "Neptun-ME" at the Institute have been modernized and simulators for training of Russian astronauts to fly in space. So, while training the crew of the "Soyuz TMA-09M" were used dynamic simulator descent CF-18 and the integrated simulator TDK-7ST created in NIIAO.

NIIAO — the leading institution of the aerospace industry, specializing in the research, development and production of developments in the field of complex systems and avionics aircraft. NIIAO established in 1983

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