Three communications satellites of the Rassvet-1 mission launched into orbit


According to Roskosmos, the launch of the Bureau 1440 satellites was carried out “to conduct orbital experiments, validate the technologies of the target space system and obtain flight qualification of the developed satellite components.” The spacecraft were launched to an altitude of 558.4 km. It is expected that in the coming months, Bureau 1440 engineers will conduct experiments on broadband data transmission in various scenarios. After that, all vehicles will be deorbited.

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