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Russia’s state space corporation ‘Roscosmos’ has decided to venture into the Internet of things (IoT) with the launch of a new satellite system named ‘Marathon’. As per reports, the new satellite system will be a part of Russia’s Sphere satellite constellation, alongside GLONASS navigation system, an Earth remote sensing system, a satellite communication system, and ..
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.
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 ..
Topics: Global Positioning System • GLONASS • GLONASS satellites • GLONASS-K • In Russia • Kosmos • Navigation • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Space program of Russia • Spacecraft
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. ..
Topics: Galileo • Global Positioning System • GLONASS • GLONASS satellites • Navigation • Navigation system • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Satellites • Space program of Russia • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
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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Topics: Galileo • Global Positioning System • GLONASS • Navigation • Navigation system • Positioning system • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Satellites • Space program of Russia • Spacecraft • Technology