JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

Gonets satellites waiting for launch

Information Satellite Systems – Reshetnev Company has finished building the Gonets-M №26 satellite.

Gonets-M №26 satellite was constructed under a contract with ROSCOSMOS to augment the orbital constellation of the multifunctional space-based personal communications system Gonets-D1M.

Now the satellite is put into storage at the company’s facilities and will wait for its launch which is slated for this fall. Gonets-M №26 is going to be launched together with two other satellites of the Gonets-M series which have been also completed by the company earlier this year.

The multifunctional personal satellite communications system Gonets-D1M is based on Gonets-M satellites and provides a wide array of services, including data transmission to remote and hard-to-reach areas, communications in case of emergencies, as well as collection and transmission of hydrometeorological data, industrial and scientific monitoring.