Cuba will help Russian satellites

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Photo: Eugene biyatov / RIA Novosti

Will be set in Cuba ground station GLONASS. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, reports “Interfax”.

“Preparations for the placement in Cuba ground stations of the Russian system GLONASS,” — said the head of state after talks with President of the Cuban state Council and Council of Ministers Miguel Diaz-Kanalen with Them.

According to Ptuina, Moscow also offers to Havana to help in the construction of transport infrastructure. “Today we were talking about updating the Cuban railway network,” he added.

GLONASS — the Russian satellite navigation system, one of two functioning global navigation systems, along with the American GPS. Development of the project deals with “Roskosmos” and the company “Russian space systems”.

Currently, the composition of the orbital grouping of the GLONASS satellites are 26. For global coverage in the world is required 24 operating satellite systems on the territory of Russia — 18.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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