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Russia launches a Glonass- M positioning satellite by using a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket

Russia has successfully launched a Glonass- M positioning satellite by using a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk space center on June 17, 2018. The Glonass network provides real-time positioning data for surface, sea and airborne objects around the globe, at an accuracy reportedly at par with the U.S. Global Positioning System.

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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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