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October 30, 2015: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, has issued a monograph by Valery Sorokin, Vitaly Chmyrev and Masashi Hayakawa "Electrodynamic Coupling of Lithosphere-Atmosphere-Ionosphere of the Earth" in series "Earth Science in the 21 Century".

July 14, 2015: Korolev Rocket-Space Corporation ENERGIA approved a Preliminary Design for the picosatellite AVIS-P.

April 08, 2015: GT has received three Russian patents: "Protective container for independent research hardware" (No.2536417), "Transport and launch container for launching pico– and nanosatellites" (No.2541617) and "Picosatellite" (No. 2550241).

December 29, 2014: GT has concluded a contract with Korolev Rocket-Space Corporation ENERGIA on the development of picosatellite AVIS-P. This picosat is the first in a series of super small specialized GT spacecraft of AVIS project dedicated for the implementation of the Long-term Program of Scientific and Applied Research and Experiments on the Russian Segment of the International Space Station.

August 14, 2014: Pulmarium Academic Publishing has issued a monograph by Valery Sorokin, Vitaly Chmyrev and Andrew Tronin "Fundamentals of aerospace methods for monitoring of earthquakes» (in Russian), OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG, Heinrich-Bocking-Str. 6-8, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2014.

July 09, 2014: GT has concluded Strategic Partnership Agreement with Omsk Branch of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center.

July 3, 2013: Project AVIS is included in the Long-term Program of Scientific and Applied Research and Experiments on the Russian Segment of the International Space Station.

May 8, 2013: GT has obtained a contract of Korolev RSC ENERGIA on the development of protective container for pico satellite.

March 28, 2013: GEOSCAN Technologies and Omsk State Transport University have established joint science and technology center "Nano technologies and tools for digital processing and transmission of information to the mobile objects".

February 6, 2013: GT and OHB System AG have carried out a meeting in Bremen, Germany, to discuss the opportunities for cooperation in space science and technology. The Parties signed the Protocol of Intentions and scheduled further activities to identify the collaborative projects.

December 20, 2012: GEOSCAN Technologies has received the unlimited license of Federal Space Agency on the implementation of space activities.

December 18, 2012: GT has received the SKOLKOVO Foundation grant (Cluster of Space Technologies and Telecommunications) for the project AVIS - "Development of autonomous video-information system for verification of spacecraft separation and monitoring of their state".

October 19, 2012: GEOSCAN Technologies acting in collaboration with University College London and the Institute of Bio-Medical Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences has concluded the R&D Agreement with Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skolkovo Tech).

October 15-16, 2012: Prof. Valery Sorokin has presented the TwinSat Project at Workshop in JAXA Tsukuba Space Center (15th October) and at Workshop in JAXA Chofu Aerospace Center (16th October). He also had a meeting in Tokyo with Ryoko KIKUCHI - Japan astronaut, journalist covering space cooperation between Japan and Russia.

October 9-12, 2012: TwinSat project has been presented by Prof. Valery Sorokin at Japan International Aerospace 2012 Exhibition.

September 10, 2012: Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of Russian Academy of Sciences and GEOSCAN Technologies concluded an Agreement on collaboration and joint research activities.

May 24, 2012: GT has received the SKOLKOVO Foundation grant (Cluster of Space Technologies and Telecommunications) for the project development: "Application of micro and nano satellites for detection and monitoring of earthquake precursors (TwinSat – a Russia-UK space project)".

October 24, 2011: GEOSCAN Technologies has received the status of SKOLKOVO Resident - a participant of the project to create and ensure the functioning of the innovation center SKOLKOVO. Primary registration number is 1110191.

September 19, 2011: The Katerva World Innovation Challenge announced that TwinSat project has been nominated for a 2011 Katerva Award and included in the top 5 finalists in the Human Development category: "These 5 finalists represent the most promising new ideas and initiatives on the planet" (see: Katerva Awards Finalists for 2011 and Forbes).

March 16, 2011: TwinSat has been first presented in Royal Aeronautical Society at Yuri Gagarin's Legacy Space Conference (London, 16th March 2011) in the report by Vitaly Chmyrev and Alan Smith "Detection and Monitoring of Earthquake Precursors: TwinSat, a Russia-UK Satellite Project".

February 16-17, 2011: Moscow meeting of the TwinSat team: the discussions addressed scientific requirements and objectives, satellite design and payloads, operation and programmatic issues.

December 7-9, 2010: TwinSat meetings occurred in London: an appearance of the TwinSat project was developed and joint project team headed by Alan Smith and Vitaly Chmyrev was formed.

November 30, 2010: GEOSCAN Technologies has received the Contract of Federal State Unitary Enterprise "KAVKAZGEOLS’EMKA" on the manufacture and delivery of 4 sets of the Earth's electromagnetic fields detectors.

July 01, 2010: An idea of the TwinSat project has been first sounded in the report by V.M.Chmyrev and V.M.Sorokin "Aerospace monitoring of large scale natural disasters" presented at the meeting of the UK and Russia space scientists occurred between 30 June and 2 July 2010 in London. The meeting was organized by University College London (UCL) and International Science and Technology Centre (ISTC) and was hosted by UCL Department of Space and Climate Physics - Mullard Space Science Laboratory. In final Memorandum of Understanding the parties agreed to investigate and seek to pursue collaborative research in areas including the following: "To undertake an instrumentation-based project to the detection of natural disaster precursors through observations of effects in the Earth’s ionosphere and magnetosphere".

September 16, 2008: GEOSCAN Technologies has signed Consultancy Service Agreement on the development of methods for processing and analysis of satellite data to identify effects of ground-based sources on the ionosphere. The Customer is National Center of Space Research and Technology, Kazakhstan.

October 19, 2007: GEOSCAN Technologies has received an order of Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Myasischev Experimental Machine-Building Plant" on the following work: "Technical support for the installation of telecommunication equipment in vacuum chamber of M55, conducting stand-alone and integrated ground tests".

September 17, 2007: GT and QUCOMHAPS HOLDINGS LTD (QHH, Ireland) have concluded SERVICE AGREEMENT No. 004.

May 28, 2007: GT has concluded Contract with National Company "KAZCOSMOS" (Kazakhstan) on the research and development work: "Describing the tasks and the composition of scientific instrumentation set 'KANN' for investigation of earthquakes precursors".

March 9, 2006: GEOSCAN Technologies and QUCOMHAPS HOLDINGS LTD (QHH, Ireland) have signed CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT – CONTRACT No. 003 in the field of the development, manufacture, operation and maintenance of High Altitude Platform Station for the delivery of telecommunications and broadcast infrastructure, together with associated services.

August 22, 2005: GEOSCAN Technologies concluded Supplier Agreement – Contract No. 002 with QUCOMHAPS HOLDINGS LTD (QHH, Ireland) for making the Technical Assignment on the development, manufacture and delivery of stratospheric communications platforms based on the M55 "Geophysica" aircraft for the deployment of the GEOSCAN Network under the Contract between QHH and State Corporation "Rosoboronexport".

June 6, 2005: We have got Stanford University purchase order for the GEOSCAN Dual-Coil ULF/VLF magnetic sensor (Searchcoil).


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