JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Gonets-M spacecraft assembling is initiated at the JSC “ISS”

The specialists of the JSC “Academician M.F. Reshetnev” Information Satellite Systems” proceeded to assembling Gonets-M small spacecraft.

At the JSC “ISS” manufacturing of equipment for Gonets-M #12 spacecraft is completed: separate parts, elements of antenna-feeder, antennas, on-board units, automatic and frame assemblies are finished. The specialists of the enterprise proceeded to assembling the spacecraft.

According to operating Federal Space Program of Russia, the launching of Gonets-M spacecraft is scheduled for the fourth quarter of the year from Plesetsk launching site.

Gonets-M low-orbit spacecraft, manufactured at the JSC “ISS”, are designed for communication and data relay. In addition, they provide communication for users in the zone of general radio visibility, telex and facsimile messages transfer, as well as messages transfer on users terminals location with the help of GPS/GLONASS.