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Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey
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South Korea successfully launches home-grown Nuri space rocket
South Korea’s domestically built Nuri rocket successfully placed a...
Isro PSLV-C53 launch announced for June 30
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MapmyIndia joins hands with ISRO to boost 3D mapping
Homegrown navigation firm MapmyIndia on Friday said it has...

October 4th, 2011
GLONASS Hits 5-Meter Accuracy With Latest Launch

Russia’s GLONASS satellite navigation system has been upgraded to a precision of up to 5 meters after the successful launch of the 24th GLONASS satellite. The GLONASS-M blasted off the Plesetsk spaceport at 00.15 Moscow time on Monday carried by the Soyuz spacecraft with the assistance of the Frigate upper-stage rocket. The launch marked a turning point bringing the number of GLONASS satellites to a complete set, as planned by the designers. Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Space Troops Department had this to say as he met with a Voice of Russia correspondent Read More