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The new Glonass-K1 satellite will be launched at the beginning of the next year - RIA Novosti, 8/15/2018


MOSCOW, 15 Aug – RIA Novosti. Start of the third satellite of the Glonass-K1 series designed to increase navigation accuracy will take place at the beginning of 2019, the CEO of manufacturer of satellites — ISS of Reshetnev has reported in an interview of RIA Novosti — Nikolay Testoyedov.© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikov to Pass into an image bank of GPS and GLONASS want to transfer to a uniform vremyakak was reported, the possibility of start of the Glonass-K1 satellite into an orbit will appear after the end of assembly of the device in December, 2018. "It (start) will take place in the first quarter 2019" — Testoyedov has told. He has explained such delay with the technical difficulties connected with delivery of the equipment from collaborators. Now, according to Testoyedov, the issue is resolved. The CEO of ISS has reminded that in 2019 it is planned to launch into an orbit and one more novelty — "Glonass-K2". CC BY-SA 4.0 / the Russian Defense Ministry / In Network Glonass-M"seychas in orbital group GLONASS two Glonass-K satellites have admired start of the satellite ". The first such satellite has been launched on October 26, 2011. Start of the new satellite has to increase the accuracy of navigation definitions of system to tens of centimeters. Read the full version of an interview on the website ria.ru at 12:00 Moscow time.

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