June 18, 2018

On June 17, 2018 at 00:46 (Moscow time) from the State Test Cosmodrome “Plesetsk” military crew of the Russian Space Forces launched a space rocket , that include a “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle, the “Fregat” booster block and “Glonass-M” Russian navigation spacecraft.

The launch was conducted under the general supervision of the commander of the Space Forces, the deputy commander-in-chief of the Air and Space Forces, Colonel- General Alexander Golovko.

The launch of the launch vehicle and the launch of the spacecraft into the calculated orbit were held in the regular mode.

At the estimated time, the “Glonass-M” spacecraft was launched into the target orbit and accepted for control of the ground forces of the Russian Air and Space Forces.

A stable telemetry connection is established and maintained with the spacecraft.

The on-board systems of the “Glonass-M” spacecraft function normally.

“GLONASS” is a Russian satellite navigation system, intended for operational navigational and temporal provision of an unlimited number of users of land, sea, air and space bases.

“GLONASS” is the only system in the world, that provides access to a civil signal of global positioning in two frequency ranges of L1 and L2 to consumers around the world at no cost.

Currently, the development of the “GLONASS” project is carried out by the Russian Space Corporation “Roscosmos” and by several Ministries and State departments of Russia.

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