[time-nuts] Glonass Payload lost... (Rob Kimberley)
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Tue Jul 2 14:10:34 EDT 2013
Actually it's a US-Russian private enterprise (ILS) which is driving the
modernization (read cost-cuttings) of the Proton-M... as they have the
exclusive commercial launch rights. Failures started to add up since 2007.
Guantanamo would be more fitting today.
On 7/2/2013 7:26 PM, brent evers wrote:
> No kidding. Talk about embarrassing. I guess in the good old days, that
> project manager would be packing his teacup to go spilt rocks in siberia
> for the rest of his life, if he got off that lucky.
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Dan Kemppainen<dan at irtelemetrics.com>wrote:
>> Note to self, Not getting on any Russian made rockets any time soon.
>> At least the rockets were unmanned, and hopefully no one on the ground
>> was hurt!
>> Sounds like this isn't the first time this happened, and it isn't the
>> first time they lost three Glonass birds. Wonder how much money was lost
>> in just the 6 satellites blown up thus far. It may be a while before I
>> start looking for any glonass receiver hardware.
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