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November 3, 2011

Roscosmos Delays GLONASS Launch

The Russian Federal Space Agency has delayed launch of three GLONASS-M satellites scheduled for today (November 3, 2011), according to  the Russian state information agency RIA Novosti has reported. The agency provided no additional details on the cause of the one-day delay.

The launch will take place from the Baikonur space facility in Kazakhstan using the Proton-M carrier rocket, equipped with a Briz-M upper stager

October 31, 2011

Russian Plans Four GLONASS-M Launches in November, System Nears FOC

Russia plans to add four GLONASS-M satellites to its constellation in November, which should bring the GNSS system to fully operational capability (FOC).

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) website indicates that a launch of three GLONASS-Ms on board a Proton-M rocket will take place this Thursday (November 3, 2011) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan.

December 12, 2011 - December 16, 2011
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October 5, 2011
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November 15, 2011 - November 17, 2011
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August 31, 2011

Launch Failures Plague Russian Space Program, Delay GLONASS Schedule

Completion of the GLONASS constellation, delayed by a series of mishaps in Russia's space program, may move ahead with a launch in September, according to Russian sources, if the Soyuz carrier is cleared for further use. A tentative launch from the Plesetsk space center has been set for September 25. The launch was originally scheduled for August 15.

People • July 29, 2011

GNSS Experts to Judge 2011 Satellite Navigation Applications Idea Contest

Find out more about 2011 USA Challenge applications ideas

Six judges — satellite navigation engineering experts from Stanford University, the Air Force Institute of Technology, Overlook Systems, NovAtel, KLA Global, the Institute of Navigation, and Inside GNSS — will select the finalists in the 2011 USA Challenge, one of 23 regional contests in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC).

July 7, 2011

Sixth International Committee on GNSS Meeting Begins September 5 in Tokyo

ICG-6, the sixth meeting of the UN's Sixth Meeting of the International Committee on GNSS, will take place in Tokyo from September 5-9.

Inside GNSS • July/August 2011

GLONASS-K for Airborne Applications

As is well known, Galileo will become the European complement to the U.S. Global Positioning system.

But what about Russia’s GLONASS?

Although this constellation has been in operation for nearly three decades, the limited number of available satellites along with an uncertain governmental commitment to GLONASS performance until recent years had seriously restricted its use for aviation.

October 5, 2011 - October 6, 2011
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