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Thursday, March 23, 2017

The first atmospheric satellite “Owl” was successfully tested


Relevant information was confirmed by Deputy General Director of the Foundation for advanced studies Igor Denisov.

“Flight tests of an unmanned apparatus with a nine-meter wingspan and a weight of 12 kg, with solar panels and batteries for 50 hours at altitudes up to 9 thousand meters were successful… the flight Duration was limited not by the capabilities of the model and solution,” he said, adding that the start of flight tests of the second prototype complex “Owl” with a wingspan of 28 meters is scheduled for September 2016.

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