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Russia launches last Glonass-M satellite

Russia launched Soyuz carrier rocket with a Glonass-M navigation satellite on board from the Plesetsk Space Center. The launch of the Glonass, which will augment a group of 27 similar satellites already in orbit. This was the 5th and the last launch of a Glonass satellite this year. On November 4, 2011, three reserve Glonass-M ..

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Russia Completes the Deployment of GLONASS network

GLONASS (Globalnaya Navigazionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema or Global Navigation Satellite System) is a radio-based satellite navigation system operated for the Russian Government by the Russian Space Forces. It is an alternative and complement to the United States’ Global Positioning System (GPS), the Chinese Compass navigation system and the planned Galileo positioning system of the European Union. ..

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Current Affairs: October 8, 2011

Deployment of GLONASS network, completed by Russia Russia finished the deployment of its global positioning satellite group “Glonass”. GLONASS is the Russian comparable of the U.S. GPS (Global Positioning System). It is intended for military and civilian use. At present, there are 28 Glonass satellites in orbit. GLONASS (Globalnaya Navigazionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema or Global Navigation Satellite ..

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Current Affairs April 7, 2010

Events, Happenings & Observances:World Health Day, 2010April 7 is observed all over as World Health Day. This commemorates the First World Health Assembly in 1948.Read Here 90th Birth Day of Pandit Ravi Shankar:Sitar Maestro Bharat Ratna (1999) Pandit Ravi Shankar was born on 7 April 1920. He was a shishya (pupil) of legendary Allauddin Khan. ..

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