- Collaborative Research on the History of Science and Technology by Tripartite institutions between Russia, China and Belarus
On May 22nd, 2015, the International Symposium on the History of Aerospace Technology was held in the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow by the Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS-IHST). Two Directors, Professor Yury Baturi from the RAS-IHST and Professor Baichun ZHANG from the Institute for the History of Natural Sciences of Chinese Acedemy of Sciences (CAS-IHNS), co-chaired the Symposium. Scholars from Russia, China, Belarus and France, as well as more than 30 experts and scholars coming from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Moscow, the Russian Space Flight Participant Associations and Tsiolkovsky Russian Space Academy attended the meeting. Ten academic reports were delivered:
Baturin Yury (IHST): Specific Aspects of the Preparation for the First Manned Space Launch
Fang WANG, Baichun ZHANG (IHNS): Technological Innvations in the Development of the First Soviet Ballistic Missile R-1
Artyuhin M. I. (Republic of Belarus, CMMSS): The History of the Development of Space Research in the Republic of Belarus
Kryuchkov B. I.et al (Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center): The History of the Development of Space Life-support System
Shcherbinin D Yu. (IHST): On the Museum of Space Technology
Ponomaryova (IHST): The Female Strand in the History of Global Astronautics
Krichevsky S. V. (IHST): The Ecohistory of Space Technology and 'Green' Astronautice
Kantemirov B. N. (IHST): The Making of Soviet Rocket Engineering, 1933-1957. (In the context of M. K. Tikhonravov's work)
Ivanova L. V.(IHST) and Laurence Ney Roshe (France): The 40th Anniversary of the First International Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. A Socio-cultural Aspect of the Project.
Kondrat A. I.(Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center) and Shurov A. I. (IHST): Some Aspects of the History of Training the Trainers of the Cosmonauts
Participants took a full discussion on these repots. Professor OU BAO from the Tsinghua University also attended the Symposium and took on the translation work.
On the Symposium, a signing ceremony of the tripartite cooperation agreement was held, concerning the establishment of the International Center for the History of Science and Technology. Professor Yury Baturi from the RAS-IHST, Professor Baichun ZHANG from the CAS-IHNS and Professor Artyuhin M. I. From the Institute of Sociology of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus signed the cooperation agreement representing institutes in Russia, China and Belarus respectively. The three parties will jointly carry out various forms of transnational collaborative research and academic exchanges on the mutually interested and important issues on the history of science and related ones.
The signing ceremony of the tripartite cooperation agreement
All participates in the meeting
(Yexin LIU, Fang WANG)