Kanopus for Iran already in April – Russia still decided to sign contract

On MAKS air show on August 2015 Iran and Russia representatives signed agreement for cooperation in aviation and space industry. Agreement was worth $21 billion and covers satellite technology and military and civilian aircrafts.  Now we now that contract for designing and manufacturing remote sensing satellite for Iran will be signed in April 2016. Iran is […]

Kanopus-ST (Kosmos-2511) lost contact with ground control

It seems that announced success of launching Kanopus-ST military satellite seemed to be premature.  Mission of Kanopus-ST was started at 5 December 2015 (post about launch is here) and seemed that will be success. Unfortunately Kosmos-2511 lost contact with ground control and it seemed that became space debris. It was announced that satellite failed to separate […]

Russian military satellites successfully launched yesterday – Kosmos-2511 and Kosmos-2512 on orbit

Russian Ministry of Defense announced that launching of two satellites, Kosmos-2511 and Kosmos-2512, was ended with success. Mission of two Kosmos satellites was firstly scheduled to February 2015. It was postponed to December 9th, but it seems that everything went more than correct and yesterday, on 17:03 Moscow Time, Satellites were launched. Both Kosmos-2511 and […]