Satellite Failed to Launch Due Wrong Coordinates

The passing of a multi-million pound climate satellite in November was because of programming blunders, the Russian delegate head administrator has said. Dmitry Rogozin said Meteor-M had been modified for lift-off from an alternate dispatch site.




Addressing Russian state TV, he faulted “human mistake”. “The rocket was customized as though it was taking off from Baikonur,” he told the Rossyia 24 TV channel.

Truth be told, the rocket was really taking off from new base Vostochny, in the east of the nation. It contained eighteen littler satellites having a place with research and business organizations from Russia, Norway, Sweden, the US, Canada, Germany and Japan.

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Russian space organization Roscosmos said a month ago that it had lost contact with the climate satellite, which was worth 2.6 billion rubles ($58m, £43m).

Russia propelled its first satellite from Vostochny in April a year ago, after postponements and gigantic costs invades. That dispatch additionally demonstrated humiliating when a specialized issue constrained it to be postponed by a day, within the sight of president Vladimir Putin.

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