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The work of JSC "Satellite system "Gonets" in the launch campaign with "Soyuz MS-12" cargo spacecraft
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The work of JSC "Satellite system "Gonets" in the launch campaign with "Soyuz MS-12" cargo spacecraft
16.03.2019
«Luch» system

The employees of JSC "Satellite system "Gonets" successfully completed a complex task in the course of the launch to the International space station (ISS) a transport manned vehicle (TMV) "Soyuz MS-12" with crew of three cosmonauts on board, which took place on 14 March at 22:14 Moscow time from the platform №1 of Baikonur cosmodrome.

On 11 March, the specialists of the company arrived at the Baikonur cosmodrome and completed the preparatory work from a mobile earth station of satellite communication of ES-L of "01" modification.

From 12 to 15 March, directly on the spot, by means of the mobile station is deployed, the "Luch-5V" relay satellite, Wi-Fi repeaters was provided Internet access of officials of state Corporation "Roscosmos" and companies of the RSI, reporters.

During the launch the channels of MSRS "Loutch" were also used in order to transmit the control telemetry information from TMV "Soyuz MS-12". Since the placement of the TMV into orbit until the docking to the ISS on 15 March at 04:02 MSK were conducted 8 relay sessions with use of the channels of the "Luch-5A" and "Luch-5B" satellites. The specialists of the company in the Hardware-software complex of MSRS "Loutch" operator performed the tasks to control the deployment.

Preparation of a "Loutch" mobile earth station to work at the Baikonur cosmodrome