(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The launch of a Proton-M carrier rocket with a Luch relay
satellite is scheduled to take place in late November, Trend reports citing
'The launch of a Luch satellite from the Baikonur space center
atop the Proton-M carrier rocket has been scheduled for late
November,' the source said.
The multifunctional Luch data relay space constellation entered
service in the test mode in February 2016. Its purpose is to relay
data to low-flying rockets and spacecraft, to altitudes below 2,000
km. In particular, the system transmits data between the Russian
segment of the International Space Station (ISS) and the Mission
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