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April 4, 2013
Categories: Glonass, Russia

Defense Ministry plans to launch another satellite group of “Glonass-M” on the 26th of April, told the official representative of the Aerospace Defense division Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin to RIANovosti on Thursday.

“The most optimum date for the satellite” Glonass-M ” launch for its insertion into the closest to the working orbit position is determined on April 26, 2013,” – he said.

According to him, on Thursday at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome preparation of the “Soyuz-2.1b” launcher has begun, which should deliver the satellite into orbit. The launch purpose is “the maintenance and development of a full group of The Federal Targeted Program “Global Navigation System” called “GLONASS ”.

Source: novosti-kosmonavtiki.ru

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