MOSCOW, August 5. /TASS/. The first launch of three Gonets satellites from the Vostochny space center in Russia’s Far East is scheduled for late October, a rocket and space industry source has told TASS.
"The launch of Gonets satellites from Vostochny may take place on October 22," the source said.
The Gonets is Russia’s sole low-orbit satellite communications system designed for the global exchange of various types of information with mobile and stationary facilities, and for organizing re-broadcasting channels for various purposes.