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MOSCOW, August 29 (Itar-Tass) — Russia in 2013-2014 will deploy experimental optical space monitoring stations, Mission control spokesman Viktor Lavrentiev told the 71th International Aerospace Congress.
The stations will be created as part and parcel of the space control system and for the purpose of the further development of an automated system of detection and warning of hazardous situations in the near-Earth space.
The Mission Control spokesman also mentioned an increase in the number of sources of information and wider cooperation with similar foreign system. At present the hazardous situations prevention system is operating in the experimental mode.