New Russian navigation satellite now in orbit

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New Russian navigation satellite now in orbit

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A Fregat booster successfully delivered a Glonass-K navigational satellite into its designated orbit, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Oct. 10, 2022. Glonass-K No. 17L is the fifth K satellite to join the constellation.

Stable telemetry communications have been established and are being maintained with the satellite. The space vehicle’s onboard systems are operating in normal mode, the ministry said.

The Glonass-K is a third-generation satellite of the Russian global navigation satellite system (Glonass).

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