Glonass-K2 navigation satellite to be orbited in late 2021
In inaugural launch of a Glonass-K2 satellite for Russia’s global Glonass orbital navigation system is scheduled to be held late this year, CEO of the Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company (the satellites’ producer) Nikolai Testoyedov told TASS.
“We are launching our first Glonass-K2 satellite this year,” Testoyedov said. “This launch is planned for the fourth quarter of the year.”
According to Testoyedov, deliveries of all on-board equipment have been completed in full; the satellite is ready and is under various tests at the moment.