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Pilot-D
« on: 03/10/2021 05:53 pm »
What is Pilot-D?

Cross-post; see discussion above re: October 2021 launch is most likely not feasible:
https://tass.ru/kosmos/10850401
Google translate:
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MOSCOW, March 6. / TASS /. <snip> This was announced on Saturday to TASS by the general director of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin.

"2021 - ...launch of Luna-25 with the European Pilot-D..." Rogozin said.
<snip>

Planned Russian space launches
(suborbital launches are not included!)
UTC Date (Format: DDD:HH:MM:SS:MS) – Satellite(s) – Rocket/Upper stage – Cosmodrome (Site/Pad) - Remarks

2021
October or 2022 (xxx:xx:xx:xx.xxx) - Luna-Luna-25 (Luna-Glob lander), Sputnix 6U Cubesat, Sputnix 6U Cubesat, Pilot-D - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-MT (B15000-003/122-10) – Vostochniy, 1S
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Re: Pilot-D
« Reply #1 on: 03/10/2021 06:31 pm »
What is Pilot-D?

Cross-post; see discussion above re: October 2021 launch is most likely not feasible:
https://tass.ru/kosmos/10850401
Google translate:
Quote
MOSCOW, March 6. / TASS /. <snip> This was announced on Saturday to TASS by the general director of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin.

"2021 - ...launch of Luna-25 with the European Pilot-D..." Rogozin said.
<snip>

Planned Russian space launches
(suborbital launches are not included!)
UTC Date (Format: DDD:HH:MM:SS:MS) – Satellite(s) – Rocket/Upper stage – Cosmodrome (Site/Pad) - Remarks

2021
October or 2022 (xxx:xx:xx:xx.xxx) - Luna-Luna-25 (Luna-Glob lander), Sputnix 6U Cubesat, Sputnix 6U Cubesat, Pilot-D - Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat-MT (B15000-003/122-10) – Vostochniy, 1S

https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Human_and_Robotic_Exploration/Exploration/Luna

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When Luna-25 lands on the Moon, it will image the terrain with a European Pilot-D camera built specifically for landing. The data collected by this camera will be used to prepare for ESA’s next challenge: landing on the Moon with high-precision and avoiding hazards using European technology.
« Last Edit: 03/10/2021 06:32 pm by bolun »

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