Date: a week ago   Category: Cosmos

Russian "Messengers" will linger on Earth because of sanctions of Ukraine


Start from Plesetsk Cosmodrome of three Russian communication satellites "Gonets-M" is postponed since May for June due to the lack of the equipment of a control system of the Ukrainian production, reported to RIA Novosti a source in the space-rocket industry. He also added that the Briz-KM upper stage intending for start of spacecrafts is still not sent to Plesetsk, and is in the Moscow "Khrunichev's Center" waiting for deliveries of the Ukrainian accessories. According to the interlocutor of the agency, for start of spacecrafts it was planned to use the reserve equipment intending for start of the Roar rockets which transfer was delayed by the Russian Defense Ministry. The source assumes that start of satellites can be postponed again. Materials on teme00:01 — on March 14 do not forgive them, Yurakak Roskosmos destroys the Russian kosmonavtikuotmechatsya that Roskosmos since 2017 is not capable to launch the Gonets-M satellites because of sanctions of Ukraine. In February of the 2015th it became known that Ukraine forbade deliveries to Russia of accessories for the Roar rocket. In October of last year it became known what the Russian Defense Ministry till November 30, 2019 planned to get everyone to 80 devices of satellite communication Iridium worth 41.8 thousand rubles. Commenting on the similar decision of the Defense Ministry, the research supervisor of Institute of space policy Ivan Moiseyev noted that devices of "Messenger", the Russian analog of Iridium, have "very low capacity, transfer speed". The only Russian low-orbit satellite Messenger communication system contains nine spacecrafts put to low circular orbit (about 1.5 thousand kilometers above the ground) the block on three devices. Full functioning of a system demands removal of 12 more spacecrafts. The carrier rocket of the easy class "Roar" has starting weight more than hundred tons and is capable to put to low Earth orbit payload to two tons. The rocket has three steps: the first two are accelerating blocks of the RS-18 rocket, and the third — the Briz-KM upper stage. The carrier is created on conversion technology on the basis of the intercontinental RS-18 ballistic missiles removed from arms. The rocket and the carrier are made by "Khrunichev's Center" (Moscow). The control system for the booster is issued Ukrainian Hartron (Kharkiv). What occurs in Russia and in the world? We explain on our YouTube channel. Subscribe!

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