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Touch with the only Russian space telescope is lost


The only Russian space telescope on the device "Spektr-R" entering the Radioastron project ceased to work for reception of command data, but at the same time continues to send information to Earth. About it on Saturday, January 12, RIA Novosti was reported by the director of the Astrospace center of the Physical Institute Academies of Sciences (PIAS) Nikolay Kardashev. According to the scientist, several attempts of experts to reestablish communication did not lead to anything. "There different communication systems, a part works, a part does not work. A part of signals are. Such failures already happened. Everything can earn. We hope for it" — he told, having added that the warranty period of existence of "Spektra-R" already expired. Materials on teme00:01 — on May 21, 2018 below and below Roskosmos dies. New billions are necessary and others жертвыКак were noted by a source in the space-rocket industry, failure of the third reserve set of the send-receive device could become the reason of loss of management. Earlier it was reported that the satellite ceased to contact since Thursday, but at the same time there was a hope that he is alive. About it the research supervisor of Radioastron corresponding member of RAS Yury Kovalyov wrote on the page on Facebook. The radio telescope with the reception parabolic antenna with a diameter of 10 meters was put to orbit as a part of the Spektr-R spacecraft in 2011. "The film of day" is more than important news in Telegram channel. Subscribe!

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