April 23, 2015

Russian satellites constellation will be increased to 181 satellite, – Roscosmos head Igor Komarov reported speaking about new Russian Federal Space program for 2015-2016. According to him the quantity of telecommunication satellites will increase twice, earth remote sensing satellites – 2,3 times, and space devices – 3 times.

As Russin Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has already reported summarazin results of 2014 Russia increased its satellite constellation by 15% (that is up to 134 satellites). Thus according to Roscosmos data Russia takes the third place after USA and China.

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