New Belarusian-Russian satellite to be able to detect space debris

As informed by Sergei Korenyako who heads the department of joint space and IT programmes at the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences’ United Institute of Informatics Problems, scientists plan to equip a Belarusian-Russian spacecraft with optical equipment capable of detecting dangerous objects along its path PHOTO: www.PIXABAY.COM Space debris of an average size of 1-10cm can be seen from the Earth; accordingly, the orbit of spacecraft and the ISS can be adjusted to avoid collisions. The ...

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Belarus, Russia will start implementing new sci-tech programme in 2022

The Union State’s Complex-SG programme concerns the development of basic elements of orbital and ground-based facilities and aims to create joint multi-satellite groupings of small-sized spacecraft for observing the Earth's surface and near-Earth outer space “We should create not only high-tech products, but also prepare personnel for the space industry,” Sergei Korenyako – who heads the department of joint space and IT programmes at the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences’ United Institute ...

russia , belarus , sci-tech , cosmos

Belarus plans to create nanosatellites of supreme quality

An outline sketch of a Russian-Belarusian spacecraft is being prepared jointly with Roscosmos at present Photo: Belarusian enterprises will manufacture optoelectronic targeting systems, and – together with Russian colleagues – they plan to create elements of ground infrastructure to manage the spacecraft, receive and process information. “The future belongs to orbital groupings that consist of small-sized spacecraft, including nanosatellites,” Sergei Korenyako – who heads the ...

science , space , cosmos , nanosatellite , NAS

Working visit of the President to the Far East

In the very near future, Belarusians will be able to participate in the development of the Vostochny Cosmodrome. The agreement on this was reached during a two-day working visit of the President of Belarus to the Far East. And already in 2023, the Belarusian cosmonaut will go out to the ISS. Photo by BELTA On Cosmonautics Day, the Presidents of Belarus and Russia visited the Vostochny Cosmodrome, where they inspected the infrastructure, held talks, and then answered journalists’ questions. ...

Lukashenko , Putin , Co-operation , cosmos

Cosmonaut Novitsky shared career plans

Oleg Novitsky commented on his recently completed third space flight and shared plans for a possible fourth flight during a direct telephone line organised by the Belarus Segodnya Publishing House “Are you happy with the results of your third flight?” host Natalia Ostapchuk asked. “I am very pleased! The flight was intense – and this was a piece of happiness. I was lucky to perform three spacewalks, one re-docking and undocking of the module, and its removal from the station. I also worked with ...

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