December 30, 2015
Russia's space agency Roscosmos has indicated that they have significantly reduced their reliance on foreign remote sensing satellites. "A significant reduction has been noted in the use of foreign Earth remote sensing satellites, which is linked to the provision of similar data by Russian space devices," the agency said in a statement. The same statement indicated that the United Geographically-Distributed Information System
August 26, 2015
According to the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, two Russian space companies signed a pre-contractual agreement with the Iranian Bonyan Danesh Shargh in order to assist the Islamic Republic of Iran to build its own satellite observation system. The aim of the remote sensing system is to monitor the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. The Russian NPK BARL will be in charge
June 30, 2015
Russia’s Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is planning to open a single center for its Earth remote-sensing mission. The country looks at Earth remote sensing as an important global market and plans to be a powerful player.
April 7, 2015
This Sentinel-1A radar image of Russia’s Lake Baikal reveals ice movement on the large Siberian lake. The image combines three radar scans from the satellite from Jan. 11, Feb. 4 and March 24. Each image has a different color, showing the ice’s location on the different dates.
March 10, 2015
Russia recently launched its next-generation military reconnaissance satellites, which are reported to be the country’s first digital imaging satellites, after a long history of film-based cameras with film returned to Earth via capsules. The first Bars M series satellite launched on Feb. 27, 2015, from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
January 2, 2015
An advanced Resurs-P Earth remote sensing satellite lifted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket. "The launch of Soyuz-2.1b was carried out as planned - at 21.55 Moscow time . The separation of the satellite is expected at 22.05 Moscow time ," the official said. The Resurs-P
December 8, 2014
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