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Russia has lost the geodetic data a context

From - for deducing into not settlement orbit of the military-oriented space vehicle geo - IK - 2 Russia for some years remains without the new geodetic data in which the Ministry of Defence is interested, has informed a source in it is rocket - space branch. We will remind that on the companion geo - IK - 2 were laid hopes. With its start was planned to begin revival of orbital grouping of geodetic companions, after more than 25 - a summer break the space geodetic program of Russia should be renewed. However after start the companion did not leave into a settlement orbit and in present conditions it has appeared is incapable to carry out the functions (see for February, 1st and 2). The Space vehicle geo - IK - 2 It is intended for specification of the form of the globe necessary for reception of more exact characteristics of system of satellite navigation GLONASS and increase of efficiency high-precision and strategic armaments.

yesterday also it became known that start-up of " carrier rockets; the Roar and the Proton - M which are planned for the end of March, can be transferred for later term. As informs a source Interfax - AVN on razgonnyh blocks the Breeze - KM and the Breeze - M used accordingly on " carrier rockets; the Roar and the Proton - M identical engines are established. as the supernumerary situation which has led to emergency start of the companion geo - IK - 2 has happened on a work site the Breeze - KM before finding-out of its reason following start-up the Roar and the Proton - M can be postponed - has explained a source. Ivan Safronov - ml., Ivan Konovalov