Tsiolkovsky Sign

Tsiolkovsky Sign is the highest award of the Russian Space agency. The sign can be awarded to those working in the aviation and space industry of the Russian Federation as well as Russian Space Agency, those who took part in resolving important scientific problems, those who assisted the progress in the space exploration area; for  the long  creative  work in this field, and also for the important results obtained in applied mathematics, theoretical research in space area. This sign can also be awarded to those working in other industries who made valuable contribution to and actively participated in the fundamental reasearh in the field of space research and practical use of  space, as well as to foreign citizens for the significant results in the field of scientific research in space area.