Category : Satellites
October 23, 2020

Soyuz-2 booster with latest Glonass-K navigational satellite was rolled out from the integration and assembly building of Plesetsk launchsite for the launch planned for October 25, - Reshetnev Informational satellite systems company representative reported.

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October 12, 2020

The launch of Progress MS-16 cargo vehicle initially planned for December 11 will be delayed, - as Roscosmos press-office reports.

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September 9, 2020

The launch pad for the launch complex of the Angara carrier rocket was delivered to the Vostochny cosmodrome along the Northern Sea Route in two months, the Center for Operation of Ground Space Infrastructure Facilities (Roscosmos enterprise) reported.

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August 26, 2020

One of the Russian geostationary meteorological satellites, Electro-L, is located over the Atlantic Ocean, Roskosmos reported. The geostationary orbit is a circular orbit with an altitude of 35,786 kilometers.

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August 24, 2020

The preliminary date of the first launch of satellites of the Russian low-orbit communication system "Gonets" on the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket has been determined, the launch is scheduled for September 24, a source in the rocket and space industry told.

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August 19, 2020

Sixty years ago, on August 19, 1960, a second satellite 1K, a prototype of the Vostok manned spacecraft, with the dogs Belka and Strelka on board, was launched into near-earth orbit.

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August 6, 2020

The Russian satellite for remote sensing of the Earth "Kanopus-V" captured the consequences of an explosion in the port of Beirut (Lebanon). A powerful explosion occurred on August 4, 2020 in the area of ​​the seaport of Beirut near the naval base. The presented photographs clearly show the nature of the destruction on the embankment near the explosion site: a number of buildings were demolished by the shock wave. The photo also shows the epicenter of the explosion. According to local authorities, the cause of the tragedy was the detonation of 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate confiscated by the customs services stored in the warehouse.

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August 4, 2020

25 years ago, on August 3, 1995, the implementation of the international scientific project "Interball" began. It was on this day that the launch of the first Interball-1 apparatus, developed and manufactured at NPO Lavochkin (today it is part of the State Corporation Roscosmos), took place. In fact, the satellite was a modernized version of the Prognoz series spacecraft (1972-1995), that is, while maintaining the structural and layout scheme, a number of onboard systems were replaced on the Interbol spacecraft in order to increase their resource, and improvements were made to significantly reduce electromagnetic and electrostatic interference.

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July 31, 2020

On July 31, 2020 at 00:25:19 Moscow time, the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Briz-M upper stage and the Russian telecommunications spacecraft Express-103 was launched from the launcher No. 39 of the launch pad No. 200 of the Baikonur cosmodrome and "Express-80", manufactured in the company "Information Satellite Systems" named after Academician MF Reshetnev "(part of the State Corporation" Roscosmos ").

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July 27, 2020

At the Baikonur cosmodrome, continues work on preparations for the launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Briz-M upper…

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