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Communication with the lost Angolan satellite restored

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RSC Energia specialists managed to restore the lost connection with the first Angolan satellite Angosat and receive telemetry, reports RIA News message source in the space industry.




But to talk about how the spacecraft can behave further, whether it will be possible to restore its overall performance and whether the satellite will be able to work properly for its intended purpose in full, it is still premature: you have to wait for definite conclusions about the causes of the incident,
said a source to the agency.

Recall, the Zenith launch vehicle with the first Angolan satellite Angosat launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome 26 December. After the 8 minutes of flight, the “Frigate” upper stage separated from it, which brought the device to the calculated orbit. The device came in contact, but later telemetry ceased to come from it.

The contract for the creation of the RSC Energia satellite with the Angolan side was signed in 2009, but it entered into force only in 2013. After the introduction of sanctions, a considerable part of the foreign component base, most likely, had to be changed to domestic or Chinese. All this could affect the compatibility with the operation of satellite systems in orbit.

The satellite is designed to provide communications and television broadcasting throughout the African continent.
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  1. Theodore
    Theodore 29 December 2017 09: 13 New
    0
    Yesterday it was news!
    1. Muvka
      Muvka 29 December 2017 09: 22 New
      +2
      Meanwhile, they write that Sarmat took off.
      1. Thrall
        Thrall 29 December 2017 09: 26 New
        +8
        My father-in-law yesterday after a corporate party communicated with this satellite through his channels smile
      2. Vladimir16
        Vladimir16 29 December 2017 09: 29 New
        +4
        whether the satellite will be able to work properly for its intended purpose in full, so far prematurely: it is necessary to wait for unambiguous conclusions about the causes of the incident,

        If the satellite for broadcasting, check out this broadcast. If everything is a bunch, and the broadcast is broadcast laughing then the satellite is working.

        And then deal with how much your soul desires. How much can verbal diarrhea produce?
      3. avt
        avt 29 December 2017 10: 32 New
        +2
        Quote: Muvka
        Meanwhile, they write that Sarmat took off.

        He did not fly anywhere until they simply threw the mock out of the mine.
        1. Muvka
          Muvka 29 December 2017 10: 33 New
          +2
          Well, all the same, it’s quite worthy of the news on the site, agree. And they write about Matvienko and about the order on Putin’s corrupt officials. Well, 30 meters above the ground - this is quite a flight. Yes, and flew a few tens of kilometers :)
      4. Piramidon
        Piramidon 29 December 2017 12: 09 New
        +1
        Quote: Muvka
        Meanwhile, they write that Sarmat took off.

        And not Sarmat, and did not take off. They simply shot from the mine with a blank - a dimensional-weight model.
        1. Colonel
          Colonel 29 December 2017 17: 09 New
          +1
          Quote: Piramidon
          They simply shot from the mine with a blank - a dimensional-weight model.

          Touched by such comments.
          1. Piramidon
            Piramidon 29 December 2017 18: 22 New
            0
            Quote: colonel
            Touched by such comments.

            I didn’t invent it myself. "Throwing tests" were carried out.
            Quote:
            Throwing tests mean pushing cargo model missiles from the silo launcher due to the actuation of the powder pressure accumulator to a height of 30 meters, on which, during a regular launch, the main propulsion system of the first stage of the rocket will be launched.

            A source:
            http://www.mk.ru/politics/2017/12/27/v-rossii-usp
            eshno-proshlo-pervoe-broskovoe-ispytanie-prototip
            a-rakety-sarmat.html
            1. Colonel
              Colonel 29 December 2017 20: 26 New
              +1
              Yes, I'm not talking about "invented", I'm talking about "just shot."
              1. Piramidon
                Piramidon 29 December 2017 21: 25 New
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                Quote: colonel
                Yes, I'm not talking about "invented", I'm talking about "just shot."

                So what? The powder charge “pushes” from the mine - a complete association with the “shot”. A bullet or shell is also “pushed” by a powder charge from the barrel and this is called a shot. By the way, rocketers have a term - "shoot a rocket," even intercontinental.
                1. Colonel
                  Colonel 30 December 2017 08: 30 New
                  +1
                  Yes, I'm not talking about "fired", I'm talking about "just"shot. This is a test, here" just "does not happen.
                  1. Piramidon
                    Piramidon 30 December 2017 14: 04 New
                    0
                    Quote: colonel
                    Yes, I'm not talking about "fired", I'm talking about "just"shot. This is a test, here" just "does not happen.

                    Well, finally, we got to the truth. I agree, the word "simple" may be superfluous. Although in what sense it should be understood. Not in the sense of the simplicity of the test process, but in the sense of the simplicity of the very concept of "throw test" in contrast to the "START" of the product. With what, in fact, our dialogue began. Well, there was no "Sarmat", but only a "blank". And this is my first comment in response to the user "Muvka". But you wedged in and I also had to enter into a polemic with you, in which you began to cling to my every word, and this is the first sign of "trolling" - to get a person out of himself with petty nitpicking to every word.
                    Py.Sy. So, Adiós, mi amigo.
                    1. Colonel
                      Colonel 30 December 2017 17: 47 New
                      +1
                      Quote: Piramidon
                      So, Adiós, mi amigo.

                      I wish you good health.
  2. Lelek
    Lelek 29 December 2017 09: 23 New
    +1
    After the imposition of sanctions, a considerable part of the foreign component base, most likely, had to be changed to domestic or Chinese.
    We must not look for the reasons as a result of what happened, and not allow blunders during tests on the ground. Time will tell whether or not it has worked out.
    1. Romulus
      Romulus 29 December 2017 09: 28 New
      +1
      Quote: Lelek
      After the imposition of sanctions, a considerable part of the foreign component base, most likely, had to be changed to domestic or Chinese.
      We must not look for the reasons as a result of what happened, and not allow blunders during tests on the ground. Time will tell whether or not it has worked out.

      We must believe - Russian space is not dead !!! Not to here Rogozin and others like him to drag in .. the Soviet backlog worked, it's time for the Russian.! (not a Uriapatriot and not a mess) For the Motherland!
      1. avt
        avt 29 December 2017 10: 34 New
        0
        Quote: Romulus
        (not a Uriapatriot and not a mess) For the Motherland!

        For Rogozin! For Glazyev! Three days before the new year, but have you started to thump? And there is Christmas ahead, Old New Year ......
  3. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 29 December 2017 09: 24 New
    +1
    Well, maybe it’s прок going through ’this time ... But can it be somehow without ... excesses?
    1. Muvka
      Muvka 29 December 2017 09: 27 New
      +1
      It is difficult to do on a new component base, and even with a long break, it’s good right away. The first pancake is lumpy.
    2. bk316
      bk316 29 December 2017 10: 15 New
      +2
      Can. As in the USSR, you would not know anything at all.
    3. Romulus
      Romulus 29 December 2017 10: 28 New
      0
      Quote: Mountain Shooter

      0
      Mountain shooter Today, 09: 24
      Well, maybe it’s going to go wrong this time ...

      Definitely !!! Everything will be fine!! There is Russian space! Well, stop burying him.
      1. Simargl
        Simargl 29 December 2017 11: 33 New
        0
        Quote: Romulus
        There is Russian space! Well, stop burying him.
        But how not to bury him?
        Go to their website in the vacancy section and look at salaries!
        OFFICIAL Roscosmos website !!!
        And then you will have one whole question: what kind of X do they still manage to launch something ?! recourse
  4. aszzz888
    aszzz888 29 December 2017 09: 26 New
    +1
    ... even Angolan satellites are launched into orbit ... but it’s interesting when the All-Yukronazist “Lybid” will explode into space? laughing laughing laughing laughing laughing
    1. rotmistr60
      rotmistr60 29 December 2017 10: 20 New
      +2
      I wonder when the All-Yukronazist "Lybid" explode to conquer space?
      Probably when the "aggressor" will put him into orbit. But the “true” Ukrainians will not take such a collaboration step, which means that the “swan” is destined to swim in the Ukrainian pond.
    2. Genry
      Genry 29 December 2017 10: 21 New
      0
      Angolan satellite is a Russian satellite for Angola.
      The “Lyab” is also not the “Angolan companion”.
      1. Antares
        Antares 29 December 2017 10: 57 New
        0
        Quote: Genry
        The Cyan "is also not an" Angolan companion. "

        Satellite "Lybid"
        Manufacturers
        MDA (Canada)
        ISS OJSC (RF)
        Operator
        Ukraine SE "Ukrkosmos"
        The main contractor and payload developer is the Canadian company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA).
        The subcontractor is the ISS named after academician M.F. Reshetnev, responsible for the satellite platform and the design of the payload module. In addition, the ISS carries out integration and testing of the spacecraft, its delivery to the spaceport, participates in pre-launch operations, renders spacecraft control services at the initial stages of operation, and conducts orbital tests of the platform. ISS also trains personnel of the Lybid spacecraft control complex
        Only it will be when the cancer hangs on the mountain
      2. Nyrobsky
        Nyrobsky 29 December 2017 13: 58 New
        +1
        Quote: Genry
        Angolan satellite is a Russian satellite for Angola.
        The “Lyab” is also not the “Angolan companion”.

        The money for Lybed was allocated by France, the satellite Russia has collected. Ukraine stole money intended to pay for the satellite’s launch into orbit. Now Lybed lies in custody in Krasnoyarsk and waits for the “juntics" to scratch some money, but no one does anything for them on credit.
  5. thinker
    thinker 29 December 2017 09: 30 New
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    Why some anonymous sources.
    Telemetry information was received from the satellite, which shows that all parameters of the vehicle's onboard systems are normal.

    https://www.energia.ru/ru/news/news-2017/news_12-
    28.html
  6. Altona
    Altona 29 December 2017 09: 37 New
    +2
    Quote: Romulus
    Not on to here Rogozin and others like him to drag ..

    --------------------------
    Rogozin is responsible for everything. A black space hole should already be in place of his ass. laughing
    1. Muvka
      Muvka 29 December 2017 09: 39 New
      +4
      Even if you could not go to the toilet? Is Rogozin too to blame?
      1. Dym71
        Dym71 29 December 2017 09: 54 New
        +3
        Quote: Muvka
        Even if you could not go to the toilet? Is Rogozin too to blame?

        Why not wassat
        1. IL-18
          IL-18 29 December 2017 10: 28 New
          +4
          Well, if a liberal suffers from constipation, then you yourself know who is to blame. If a normal person, then a more in-depth analysis of the reasons.
          1. Dym71
            Dym71 29 December 2017 10: 32 New
            0
            Quote: IL-18
            Well, if a liberal suffers from constipation, then you yourself know who is to blame.

            Do not touch the darkest! am
            In the upcoming elections, I’ll go to vote for him for the first time. yes
            1. IL-18
              IL-18 30 December 2017 16: 27 New
              +2
              Well done! And before that? Oh ...
              1. Dym71
                Dym71 30 December 2017 16: 31 New
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                Quote: IL-18
                Well done! And before that? Oh ...

                Dyuza liberal was laughing
    2. Vladimir61
      Vladimir61 29 December 2017 09: 50 New
      +5
      Quote: Altona
      Rogozin is responsible for everything. A black space hole should already be in place of his ass
      The supplier’s supplier contracted the deal ... hard workers, welded metal ... the customer made the beams from it ... the builders put the beams on the bridge ... At the same time, another supplier got the cement delivered ... the workers were kneaded and made supports. The bridge collapsed! Who is to blame, the minister, founder, director, hard worker? A system of economic relations based solely on profit, protected from external interference and not controlled in general by the state!
      Other approaches to responsibility, standards and acceptance are necessary, with full control by the state - regardless of ownership.
  7. Altona
    Altona 29 December 2017 09: 42 New
    +4
    Quote: Muvka
    Even if you could not go to the toilet? Is Rogozin too to blame?

    --------------------------
    What is this said? To have a troll? Are you Rogozin’s lawyer? Maybe you are a relative of him, or are you offended by him? Deal with your problems in your toilet.
    1. Muvka
      Muvka 29 December 2017 09: 46 New
      +2
      Well no. It's just fun to see how he is constantly accused of EVERYTHING.
  8. Fedorov
    Fedorov 29 December 2017 09: 48 New
    +1
    most of the foreign component base, most likely, had to be changed to domestic or Chinese. All this could affect the compatibility of satellite systems in orbit.

    Where is Skolkovo's wablo being asked? Where are the nano bees?
    The joke is that the launches of military satellites do not advertise, they are successful, but only civilians - karachun (there people are not in uniform).
    Forever problems. Maybe it's time to change the “acceptance”, right up to the execution.
    1. IL-18
      IL-18 29 December 2017 10: 46 New
      +2
      Those. is there a different public procurement system? And, for example, the legislative requirement for procurement of not 15% from small and medium-sized businesses is not valid? Or is control and acceptance a little stricter?
      Most likely, the root of evil lurks in the employment of inspection and regulatory bodies by scheduled inspections. Instead of eradicating deficiencies and controlling bottlenecks in any sector of the economy, it’s easier, and most importantly, more profitable to impose fines on those who earn anything. And reports, and bonuses, and the imaginary effectiveness of the leadership of a government agency. And nobody is interested in loading up with the problems of normal production at a strategically important enterprise without fines and preferences. The system is so sharpened.
      1. Simargl
        Simargl 29 December 2017 11: 36 New
        0
        And you try to work with those salaries that are in Roscosmos! This is laughter! ... although not - tears.
        1. Vadim Zhivov
          Vadim Zhivov 29 December 2017 11: 50 New
          0
          And the bosses? How to drink to give as always and as everywhere
        2. the lord
          the lord 7 January 2018 08: 19 New
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          Or maybe you should stop referring to salaries. They do not do anything anyhow, but SPACE! More than necessary! And then the players also get paid a lot, and what? Do you want the space industry also to become?
  9. Aleksandr21
    Aleksandr21 29 December 2017 09: 50 New
    +3
    The most annoying thing in this situation is the fact that Russia's reputation as a reliable partner in space launches can be called into question, which means that foreign customers will go to the same American private companies, and no one will particularly understand whose components were on satellites / which rocket launched into orbit, etc. the USA has all 29 launches! were successful this year, and all satellites were routinely put into orbit and customers have no complaints, and we have 19 failure out of 1 launches, the result is not bad, but against the backdrop of SpaceX’s success, this story does not look so convincing, and this story ....
    1. Muvka
      Muvka 29 December 2017 10: 09 New
      +1
      Is this for those whose feces from the engines are lying around? The fact that they were lucky is not always true, does not mean that they will continue to be lucky as well. 90% of SpaceX launches are constantly ported.
      1. Aleksandr21
        Aleksandr21 29 December 2017 11: 41 New
        +1
        Quote: Muvka
        Is this for those whose feces from the engines are lying around? The fact that they were lucky is not always true, does not mean that they will continue to be lucky as well. 90% of SpaceX launches are constantly ported.


        It happens that they are postponed, but in the end they still do the launches, in 2017 SpaceX made 18 launches, which is 1 less than Russia. On the whole, the launch of Falcon 9 at Mask has already been worked out, and you can also add sending Dragon cargo ships to the ISS and the planned Dragon V2018 manned in 2 to commercial orders for sending satellites. So they are doing well, and very successfully, in January 2018, in my opinion, they plan to launch the heavy Falcon Heavy LV, too, if everything goes smoothly, it will be a big success.
    2. bk316
      bk316 29 December 2017 10: 33 New
      +2
      And we need to lament more in all the media as we feel bad. This of course will help commercial sales.
  10. Rusfaner
    Rusfaner 29 December 2017 09: 57 New
    +1
    The same story was with Kazakhstan's KAZSAT-1. Something in the conservatory is wrong ...
  11. Terenin
    Terenin 29 December 2017 10: 04 New
    +5
    It turns out that there were no embezzlement in Roscosmos. The missile itself stole the funds allocated for it and hid with them in the Pacific Ocean.

    ©
  12. olhon
    olhon 29 December 2017 10: 08 New
    +2
    Stop pouring bile. Good news. Looking forward to even better.
  13. bk316
    bk316 29 December 2017 10: 22 New
    +3
    Well, what are we going to list the names of Voshny all-wearers?
    I was so interested in the statistics of launches this year after the bacchanalia of the “prosralipolymers” in the media and in VO in particular (one would think that everything is falling for us in general). The second result in terms of quantity and the second-third (how to count) in terms of reliability.
  14. sergo1914
    sergo1914 29 December 2017 12: 19 New
    0
    Did the pilot wake up?
  15. Evil 55
    Evil 55 29 December 2017 15: 14 New
    0
    Well, they screwed up again .. I wonder who will answer the negro for a broken satellite ..
  16. Normal ok
    Normal ok 29 December 2017 16: 23 New
    0
    After the imposition of sanctions, a considerable part of the foreign component base, most likely, had to be changed to domestic or Chinese. All this could affect the compatibility of satellite systems in orbit.

    Import substitution paces the country.
    1. the lord
      the lord 7 January 2018 08: 21 New
      0
      Look at yours, Ukrainian. What else will you still be surprised at?