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Roscosmos restored the number of navigation satellites

Roscosmos restored the number of navigation satellites

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Date : Oct 17, 2017 03:54 PM

GLONASS-M satellite has successfully replaced the decommissioned spacecraft

GLONASS-M satellite indicated by the 52nd ordinal number was put into operation. There are 25 satellites in orbit which provide the operation of the GLONASS navigation system.

According to the ROSCOSMOS press service, the satellite was launched into space in September this year. The device was put into operation following the results of inspections for functioning in flight conditions.The satellite will be used instead of the device decommissioned. The device successfully worked for a year and a half longer than the guaranteed period.

There are 24 working satellites orbit now. Another satellite is in the test phase.

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