Russia to deploy GLONASS station in Venezuela


Russia will deploy a GLONASS station in Venezuela

measuring station (BIS) of the GLONASS system.

The aggressor country Russia will mark the GLONASS ground station on the territory of Venezuela. This was announced by the state corporation Roscosmos on Sunday, July 24.

“As part of the implementation of the provisions of the agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, signed on March 30, 2021 and ratified on June 11, 2022, the state corporation Roskosmos plans to deploy an uninterrupted measuring station (LIS) of the GLONASS system in Venezuela,” the message says.

It is indicated that the measuring stations are designed to provide high-precision navigation for consumers using Precise Point Positioning technology.

BIS is engaged in continuous monitoring of open signals of spacecraft of global navigation satellite systems GLONASS, GPS, Galileo and Beidou in order to measure current navigation parameters, receive navigation messages from satellites and transmit measurement results and navigation data to the processing center in real time.

Recall that on July 7, Russia launched a Soyuz rocket with a Glonass-K satellite from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region.

25 GLONASS satellites. At the same time, only 23 satellites are used, with the required minimum of 24. It is also known that at present about 15 satellites are operating beyond the limits of their service life.

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