23 January 2018 under the leadership of the President of the RAS A.M. Sergeev held a meeting of the Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Space, responsible for the formation of a Russian program for extraterrestrial research. Problems of research of exoplanets, the Moon and other areas of research activity of the Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on space were considered. A.I. Ageev, General director of IRIAS, took part in the meeting of the Council.
Let us recall that earlier, on 21 December 2017, the Institute for Economic Strategies held a scientific and practical seminar on the development and launch of small and nano-satellite groups with the participation of the general designer of artificial spacecraft, as well as representatives of the space industry. 11 January 2018 A.I. Ageev visited the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.