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Monday, October 25, 2010

Russia To Launch 8 Glonass Navigation Satellites In 2011-2013

Moscow (RIA Novosti) Oct 25, 2010 - Russia will put eight Glonass-M satellites into orbit in 2011-2013 to ensure the effective operation of its satellite navigation network, a Russian space industry official said. Glonass - the Global Navigation Satellite System - is the Russian equivalent of the U.S. Global Positioning System, or GPS, and is designed for both military and civilian use. The network requires 18 operatio ... more
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