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Re: Schedule of Glonass launches (2012-2020)
« Reply #40 on: 12/20/2018 12:46 pm »
Not launch related, but about two Glonass satellites
IOP Publishing: Satellite study proves global quantum communication will be possible
http://ioppublishing.org/satellite-study-proves-global-quantum-communication-will-possible/
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the first experimental exchange of single photons from a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) at a slant distance of 20 000 km, by exploiting the retroreflector array mounted on GLONASS satellites.
Satellites used
Glonass-134 https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30036.0
Glonass-131 https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30062.0

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Re: Schedule of Glonass launches (2012-2020)
« Reply #41 on: 04/11/2019 09:11 pm »
Cross-post; would this refer to the Glonass-K2 series?
According to this, there is one Glonass-K1 launch later this year.  Two K1 satellites were launched earlier this decade.:
https://tass.ru/kosmos/6310141
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NOVOSIBIRSK, April 9. / Tass /. A new generation of navigation spacecraft in the GLONASS system will appear in late 2019 - early 2020, Deputy Director General - Deputy General Designer for Development and Innovation of Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems JSC told the journalists on Tuesday, Yuri Vilkov.
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"The first spacecraft from the new series should be launched at the end of this - early next year, "said Vilkov.
« Last Edit: 04/11/2019 09:15 pm by zubenelgenubi »
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