The article is dedicated to the participation of employees of the M.I. Kalinin Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in space exploration. In accordance with the Decree of the Government, the team of the Department of mathematical and computing instruments and devices set up CVM was on magnetic elements for information processing. CVM «Quartz» was part of the satellite flight tracking system, and on April 12, 1961 provided the flight of the first man in space. Another major project has been the creation of EDO LPI ACS Strategic Missile Forces. After the system was commissioned, agreement OSNV2 was concluded.