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Russia Retires Faulty Glonass-M Satellite

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 10:55 PM

Russia Retires Faulty Glonass-M Satellite


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, October 22 (RIA Novosti) – A satellite in the fleet of Russia’s answer to GPS has been decommissioned because of a terminal malfunction, space officials said Tuesday.

The Federal Space Agency said it stopped receiving signals from Glonass 728 on July 1 and has kept the satellite in maintenance mode ever since.

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