Angolan satellite successfully entered in the point of standing in a geostationary orbit
Moscow. 30 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — Problems encountered after the launch of Angolan satellite Angosat, were associated with the work of Russian and French equipment on Board, reported “Interfax” informed source.
Angosat successfully entered into the point of standing in a geostationary orbit. After it starts having problems due to “inconsistencies” of the Russian and French regulations,” the source said.
He said that the satellite components are French-made, compatibility with Russian standards, and having trouble.
“The problem has been remotely resolved a group of young employees of RSC “Energia”, which developed the spacecraft,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
Angosat was launched into orbit by the rocket “Zenit”, which was launched from Baikonur cosmodrome at 22: 00 GMT on 26 December. After eight minutes the regular flight of the rocket has separated the upper stage “Fregat”, which brought the satellite into the proper orbit at 06.55 GMT 27 Dec.
Later it became known that on Board the satellite ceased to flow telemetry.
RSC “Energia” was recognized the loss of communication with the device. In the morning of December 27 to the evening of 28 December, the experts were trying to establish the connection with the device in orbit.
The manufacturer of the device of RSC Energia said on Friday that with a failed satellite angosat failed to conduct a communication session received new telemetric information that shows that all the parameters of the onboard systems of the device are normal.
The spacecraft was created in the RSC “Energia” in the interests of Angola on the basis of the new service platform, consisting of components manufactured in Russia, his weight is 1,647 tons.