JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Gonets-M satellites readied to fly to cosmodrome

ISS-Reshetnev Company is preparing to send three Gonets-M personal communications satellites to the launch site.

Designed and built by ISS-Reshetnev Company, three Gonets-M satellites have been retrieved from safe custody where they waited for launch. ISS-Reshetnev specialists are now conducting electrical checks of them. Upon completion of all necessary procedures Gonets-M satellites will fly to the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

Small Gonets-M satellites are launched to Low Earth orbit in batches of three. They work as part of the GONETS-D1M system and provide personal satellite communications.