The first private Russian satellite to be launched in 2013


18/05/2013

The first Russian satellite, designed and managed by a private company that will be launched in 2013 as the head of Dauria Aerospace, Michael Kokorich.

DX1-class satellite weighing 50 kg, will be called "fine-tune a satellite platform, monitor the movement of ships in the world’s oceans, as well as to test the payload," - he said.

Development of the second satellite, called DRE will begin at the end of this year, he said, adding that several DRE-class satellites will be used for the filming of the cosmos.

The company will not only build satellites but also manage them by selling their services.

Original: Spaceindustrynews.com


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