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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Russia will develop its system of space dock instead of Ukrainian


Russia will refuse Ukrainian system digital docking system and rendezvous to the International space station (ISS) . In its place will come the development of domestic production “Course of MKP.


photo: Mikhail Kovalev

New system planned to be installed on the ISS in 2018, TASS said the head of radio systems measurement of mutual search, rendezvous and docking of spacecraft research Institute of precision instruments Sergei Medvedev

The interviewee noted that the system is already in production and next year will be the first set.

“We have a problem in 2017 to produce a first set, and in 2018 it may appear on the ISS,” — said Medvedev.

It is also noted that the digital system “Course-MKP will replace the analog system “Kurs-P”, provedennoy at the Ukrainian company “Elmis”.

The Russian system shall at a distance of up to 200 kilometers, twice the previous system. In addition, in the quarter reduced the measurement error of range and speed.

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