Today, on March 12, in Nikolaev, in library of Krapivnitsky, I opened scientifically - the practical conference "Actual Problems of Creation of School of Piloted Astronautics in Ukraine" devoted 75 - to the anniversary since the birth of the first astronaut of Earth Yury Gagarin.
This conference was organized by Ukrainian scientifically - the production center of space problems, Southern space scientifically - research association, scientifically - research institute "Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory", and alsoNikolaev regional organization "National Self-defense".
Doubtful, at first sight, the relation of the city of shipbuilders to development of domestic astronautics in practice spoke simply - in the city work Southern space scientifically - research association and Ukrainian scientifically - the production center of space problems. Their representatives, together with the Central library of Krapivnitsky, also acted as initiators of carrying out inNikolaevsuch conference.
Moreover, Nikolayevshchina has also other bases to feel the direct participation not only to domestic, but also the Russian astronautics. Yury Gidzenko, the native Elantsa that in the Nikolaev area - nowadays the Russian astronaut.
With him, the pilot Vasily Chichelnitsky shared the memories of the former pupil, and also the moments of personal correspondence. In a hall there was also mother of the astronaut who provided photos from family archive.
By the way, during conference Yura personally promised to call inNikolaev, but it was necessary to manage the message by e-mail. As the former commander explained it, "there wait a shuttle, and probably it didn't turn out to communicate". But from the letter it gave from Yury Gidzenko greetings to the city of shipbuilders, to the mayor Chaika and "to the bearded doctor who once treated him" …
Teachers of higher education institutions, research associates, students and graduate students, and also representatives of other professions and guests from Kiev, Kirovograd, Odessa also took part in conference.Library workers, in turn, prepared an extensive exhibition of literature on space subject, and fellow countrymen of our astronaut, pupils of school of Elants, presented the works made the hands.
More fixedly medical, psychological, technical and other aspects of domestic astronautics as a whole, and a feasible contribution of nikolayevets to its development - in particular, will be considered at plenary session during the day.