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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:34 AM
Russia Set to Launch 4 GLONASS Satellites This Year
RIA Novosti said:
PLESETSK, June 8 (RIA Novosti) - Russia plans to launch for more satellites for the GLONASS navigation system by the end of this year, the Aerospace Defense Forces head said on Saturday.
“Three GLONASS satellites are scheduled to be launched on board of a Proton carrier rocket in July from the Baikonur space center and another one is planned to be launched in December from the Plesetsk space center,” Maj. Gen. Alexander Golovko said.
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