Home PageFacebookRSS News Feed
PocketGPS
Web
Read the current newsletter! Weekly
Newsletter
SatNav,GPS,Navigation
Get Speed Camera Warnings For SatNavs Get Speed Camera Warnings For Android Get Speed Camera Warnings For iPhone
Next Gen GLONASS Satellite to launch next year


Article by: Darren Griffin
Date: 12 Jun 2017

pocketgpsworld.com
The first of a new generation of GLONASS satellites will be launched next year says the satellite manufacturer, Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems.

The next gen satellite will launch from the Plesetsk spaceport in North Russia. Called Glonass-K2, the new satellites are distinguished by improved accuracy and longer ten-year operational lifespans compared to seven years for the previous generation. And at 1,800kgs they are twice as heavy as the previous K1 series.

CEO of Russia’s Roscosmos corporation, Mikhail Khailov, also told a satellite navigation forum that the K2's will transmit a new CDMA encoded signal.

Source: tass.com



email icon
Comments
Be the first to comment. Click on Post Reply below.
Reply to topic

CamerAlert Apps



iOS QR Code






Android QR Code







© Terms & Privacy

GPS Shopping