«Changzheng-11» rocket of «Long March» series with two satellites for multispectral imaging launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 13:42 on January 21.
Both satellites successfully entered their preset orbit.
«Roscosmos» offered to create a new group of Earth remote sensing satellites called «Sovereign's Eye». This is a new project the agency considers promising.
Today it is possible to see up through space images of very high resolution, track the dynamics of any processes on Earth ...
The Foundation for Advanced Research Projects (FPI) intends to implement a project to develop artificial intelligence for analysis of images from Earth remote sensing (ERS) satellites.
Roscosmos adopted a draft project on the development of a new «Resurs-PM» Earth remote sensing satellite (ERS).
Previously, RCC «Progress» won the Roscosmos tender for execution of works on the «Resurs-PM» project totaling over 16 billion rubles.
On January 14, 2019 the Russian remote sensing satellites «Kanopus-B» No. 5 and No. 6 launched into orbit on the eve of the new 2019 transmitted the first images of the Earth. The survey was carried out in the framework of flight tests of spacecraft.
In the outgoing year the Research Institute of Precision Instruments (incorporated into the «Russian Space Systems» holding company) has completed production and successfully conducted acceptance tests of the «Kurs-MKP» new digital equipment. This is the newest system for space vehicles to dock to the International Space Station.
Today, on December 27, 2018, «Soyuz-2.1a» launch vehicle with the «Fregat» upper stage and spacecraft for Earth remote sensing of the «Canopus-B» series No. 5 and 6 were successfully launched from the launch complex of the Vostochny Cosmodrome at 5:07 Moscow time.
On December 20, assembling of the «Soyuz-2.1a» space head module (SHM) with the Russian «Kanopus-V-5/6» satellites and foreign piggyback smallsats was completed in the Launch Vehicle Assembly, Integration & Test Building of the Vostochny Cosmodrome with participation of «Glavkosmos» and «GK Launch Services» specialists.
On December 19, at 19:37:14 Moscow time, «Soyuz-ST-A» rocket with the French CSO-1 satellite was successfully launched from the Guiana space center.
The Chinese «Changzheng-2D» carrier rocket with satellites on board was successfully launched. Two satellites of Saudi Arabia and ten Chinese microsatellites were put into orbit.
The launch of the two-stage «Changzheng-2D» carrier rocket took place at 12:12 from the Jiuquan Cosmodrome in Northern China. Satellites are now in the orbit.