We lost touch with launched from Baikonur a Russian satellite, created for the Angolan media

Russian experts are trying to establish a connection with the satellite Angosat, launched from the cosmodrome «Baikonur» on the night of Wednesday, the communication with which was lost after the release of the satellite into orbit. This was reported by a source at the cosmodrome, the Agency «Interfax».

The source said that after separation from the upper stage «Fregat» the satellite was out of contact, but later on it stopped telemetric information.

The source said that communications could be interrupted due to failure of the transmitter, a digital computer or battery malfunction.

The specialists of the mission control Center while trying unsuccessfully to communicate with the satellite. «Roskosmos» officially commented on the information about the starting problems.

Spacecraft «Angosat-1» is a geostationary communications satellite that was built by rocket and space Corporation «Energy». He had become the first satellite of Angola, providing the broadcasting on the territory of the Republic of Angola and the entire African continent. The angosat project envisages the creation of a communication satellite with transponder, launch it to geostationary orbit and a ground infrastructure to support the broadcast.




We lost touch with launched from Baikonur a Russian satellite, created for the Angolan media 27.12.2017

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