Russia launches 7 new civilian satellites into orbit in 2020: Space Agency

Moscow, Dec 30 (Agency) The Russian constellation of civilian and double-use satellites has expanded by 7 percent during the outgoing year, Russia’s state space agency Roscosmos said in a yearly review of achievements. “The Russian orbital constellation for social-economic, scientific and navigation purposes amounted to 99 spacecraft,” the review read. In 2019, the Russian orbital constellation included 92 civilian and double-use satellites. Russia also has a constellation of military satellites, which counted 163 last year, but the review provided no update on this.