Roscosmos will launch 35 satellites GLONASS

The Ministry of Economic Development of Russian Federation and the Federal Space Agency wants to invest in the purchase of 350 vehicles gallakticheskih billion. rubles under the federal motivated applets "Development, maintenance and implementation of the GLONASS system."

Term actions preceding the federal program "Global Navigation system"Expired in 2011. Required for the development of 107 billion. rubles, but for the introduction of new technologies need harsher monetary costs. Vladimir Popovkin, head of Roscosmos, considered that "the most appropriate" is the sum of 330 billion. rubles.

Until the end of 2011 launched into orbit 24 device. As part of the latest programs from Russian Federal Space Agency will launch 35 satellites — 13 GLONASS-M, and 22 GLONASS-K complexes to finish the last generation. To launch objects into orbit to build 11 carrier rockets "Soyuz-2.1b" and 8 "Proton-M" reports "RBC".

In addition, in 2015, will be initiated development of a military geodesic satellite "Geo-IK", and by the end of 2012 is expected to end the modernization of land management systems. In Antarctica, Nicaragua, Brazil, Indonesia and Australia to build the station signal correction.

The representative of the Government states that already at this point system GLONASS — a stern rival American GPS.

"The accuracy of GLONASS for 5 years has improved to 2.8 m GPS comparable figure now stands at 1.8 meters," — he singled out.

It is planned that by 2020 the Russian systems of location accuracy of 60 cm against the target of 70 cm from the American system. As part of this mapping will create applets gallakticheskuyu system, the construction of which is allocated 10 billion. rubles. But, according to the views of Alexey Ushakov, Director General of the manufacturer of geo-information services «DATA +», the allocated amount may not be enough — Our home on the drawing up of Q1. m card ready izderzhat 7 bucks, while the United States for such studies tend to waste 116 bucks.

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