Criminal Case for GLONASS Loss

May 24, 2011 at 9:34 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Source – RIA Novosti:

Russia opens negligence case over loss of Glonass satellites

Russian prosecutors have opened a criminal case on charges of negligence that led to the loss of three Glonass satellites last year, the Prosecutor General’s Office said on Monday.

The satellites, meant to conclude the formation of Russia’s Glonass navigation system, were lost when a Proton-M carrier rocket veered off course and crashed in the Pacific Ocean in December.

“Criminal proceedings have been launched against space officials who were responsible for the loss of the satellites,” the prosecutors said. . . . [Full Story]

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