MOSCOW, November 13. /TASS/. Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos plans to put in orbit two Obzor-R radar surveillance satellites in 2021 and in 2023, section head at Roscosmos’ automated space systems department, Valery Zaichko, said on Monday.
"Two Obzor-R satellites are planned to be launched in 2021 and 2023," he said at a conference on remote sensing of the earth.
Obzor-R spacecraft is being developed by the Samara-based Progress Rocket and Space Center.
It features a multi-mode radar with an active phased antenna array and is meant for X-band all-weather surveying any time of day and night in the interests of the Russian emergencies and agriculture ministries, etc.