JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Third Glonass-M delivered to Baikonur

another navigation spacecraft Glonass-M was shipped to Baikonur by the manufacturer “Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems”.

The satellite will be launched in conjunction with the other two Glonass-M spacecraft in cluster 40. The first two satellites were delivered earlier and are currently undergoing pre-launch preparations.

Satellites of the Glonass-M series are intended for the replenishment and modernization of the GLONASS Global Navigation System and are manufactured by the JSC” Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems” within the scope of the federal target program.

The launch of the Glonass spacecraft in cluster №40 will allow Russia to considerably enlarge the GLONASS signal coverage area as well as increase the navigation accuracy of the whole system.