Launched by Zenith-SB rocket from Baikonur yesterday, Russian weather satellite Electro-L has successfully separated from Fregat-SB upper stage and reached the targeted orbit at 00.28 MSK, Jan. 21.
The National Space Agency has delayed the launch of the first Ukrainian communication satellite for April-June 2012, director general Yurii Alekseev told the press.
Partners in the International Space Station programme have agreed on a new standard for docking systems, which will be capable also of implementing berthing.
NITS RKP, Peresvet, has completed tests of the captive balloon which is supposed to become a key element of new-generation relay system.
Recently, Russia stated that GLONASS’ precision was close to the GPS’ one. Marker news paper decided to verify if it’s true. Experts entered the streets of Moscow in order to compare positioning accuracy of the Russian and US navigation systems. The results are visible: GLONASS precision has almost caught up with GPS.
In accordance with the International Space Station mission ballistics support program, ISS reboost was carried out on Oct. 20.
Luxemburg-based SES ASTRA company has selected a provider of technological service, Odesa-based Direct Connect, to provide service of broadband satellite Internet access Astra2Connect in Ukraine.
Russian Space Forces today successfully launched Rockot LV with the payload for the Ministry of Defense and Gonets-M spacecraft from Plesetsk Space Port.
Russian crew members of the International Space Station would like to have full-capable internet access in their segment, but they can survive without this opportunity, ISS Commander Alexander Skvortsov said answering the question asked through the ISS Mail Box available…
In a new agreement with Hyderabad-based HBL Power Systems, Russian Navigation Information Systems (NIS) Glonass will market, manufacture and jointly propose products in India that draw upon the Russian satellite navigation system.