Russian space agency announced a contest for design of a new multifunctional system of personal satellite communication and data transfer from low-orbit space vehicles, RosCosmos’s website says.
Project submission starts tomorrow, August 02, 2011 and will last till September 1, 2011. A number of new communication satellites will be launched to the orbit within federal space programme 2006-2015.
Tests are performed on another group of low-orbit space vehicles and supporting terrestrial hardware in Europe, Siberia and Far East.
Source: RIA Novosti
Author: Anna Kizilova