Russian space officials fired over satellite crash

Newswire

* Fuel load miscalculation cost $160 million * Three lost satellites part of GLONASS, Russia's GPS-rival By Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, Dec 29 (Reuters) - President Dmitry Medvedev fired two senior Russian space officials on Wednesday over the loss of three navigation satellites that crashed into the sea this month. The GLONASS satellites, intended for Russia's rival to the American GPS system, a project dear to the Kremlin, were lost because the Proton M rocket carrying them into ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Russian space officials fired over satellite crash" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×