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3 GLONASS Satellites to be launched by Russia in September

Russia’s space agency has recently announced the lauch of a Proton-M carrier bearing three Glonass-M navigation satellites from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on September 2. GLONASS – the Global Navigation Satellite System – is the Russian equivalent of the U.S. Global Positioning System, or GPS, and is designed …

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Fifth Satellite Launched by China for Its Own Global Navigation Network

China has successfully launched its fifth GNSS satellite into space at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, as a part of its indigenous positioning network. The satellite was launched from the Long March 3I carrier rocket. It is the 126th flight for the country’s Long March series of rockets. The satellite will join …

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