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The work of the satellite "Glonass-M" in orbit. / October 11, 2011 /

Experts aerospace industry controls the navigation of a spacecraft «Glonass-M» № 42, created in JSC «Information Satellite Systems Academician MF Reshetnev» and launched on October 3.

Since the launch successfully completed the disclosure of the design of mechanical devices and solar system. The satellite is oriented to the sun and Earth. Audited systems orientation and stabilization, thermal control, power, initiated translation of the spacecraft at a given point of the orbit. Comments to the on-board satellite systems do not.

The spacecraft «Glonass-M» № 42 will be installed in the operating point on October 20. It is planned that in early November, it will be used for its intended purpose. After his commissioning staff of the GLONASS constellation of 24 satellites. This will ensure continuous and reliable reception of navigation signals without restriction across the globe.

Press-service of Russian Federal Space Agency and the JSC «ISS»


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