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The producer of satellites will insure their start for six billion rubles - RIA Novosti, 05.12.2018


MOSCOW, 5 Dec — RIA Novosti. Start of two Kanopus-V satellites cartographers from the Vostochny spaceport on December 27 it is planned to insure more than for 6 billion rubles, follows from documentation of producer — the VNIIEM corporation published on the website of state procurements.© of the Photo: from personal archive Pavel Shutov: accident of "Union" — shock for all market of space insurance "the Insured sum – 6,175,287,702 rubles" — it is said in documentation. Death of satellites as a result of their not removal into an orbit will be considered as an insured event, accident of a rocket, satellites or the upper stage, not separation from a rocket, is explained in documentation. In 2017 insurers for insurance of risks of start of similar satellites were looked for by the operator of the TsENKI spaceports. Then it was reported that the insured sum consists of two parts — 4.458 billion rubles since the beginning of the period of insurance and until office of satellites and 2.87 billion rubles from the moment of office and before completion of flight tests. The start-up which is coming on December 27 will be the fourth in the history of the Russian Far East spaceport. The previous start-up with "East" took place on February 1, two Kanopus-V spacecrafts — No. 3 and No. 4 were put to orbit. "Kanopus-V" No. 1 started in 2012 from the Baikonur spaceport and the satellite BS (" Belarusian spacecraft) having a similar design and appointment launched with it in a cluster also works at an orbit. The group of the Kanopus-V satellites is intended for expeditious monitoring of technogenic and natural emergency situations, and existence in it of several devices allows to increase the frequency of the review of the land surface and to make information from satellites of quicker. © RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontov to Pass Vostochny Cosmodrome into an image bank

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