Upcoming GNSS Satellite Launches Scheduled

March 18, 2013  - By 0 Comments

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv.

Satellites expected to be launched in support of various Global Navigation Satellite Systems are the following:

GPS
May 15: Block IIF-4, SVN66, launch window: 17:39-17:58 UTC
November: Block IIF-5

GLONASS
April 26: Single GLONASS-M or -K satellite from Plesetsk
June 28: Three GLONASS-M satellites from Baikonur

Galileo
October: FOC-1 launch (two satellites)

Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
June (This is the first launch for an expected constellation of seven satellites, some of which will be geostationary. The constellation will provide continuous regional coverage for positioning, navigation and timing services.)

 

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