Contents tagged with Plesetsk cosmodrome

  • Russia postpones satellite launch due to lack of components from Ukraine

    RIA Novosti reports, citing its source in the rocket and space industry, that the launch of three Gonets-M low orbit communication satellites using the Rokot carrier from the Plesetsk cosmodrome had been postponed from May to June due to the lack of control system equipment produced by Ukraine.

    “They cannot launch Gonets-M [satellites] since 2017 due to a lack of components from Ukraine, needed to control systems of the upper stage Briz-KM. System hardware equipment is produced at the Kharkiv …