Spektr-R: Russia’s solely space telescope ‘not responding’
Russia’s solely radio telescope is no longer responding to directions from Earth, officers say.
Astro Space Centre chief Nikolai Kardashev talked about among the many Spektr-R satellite tv for pc television for laptop’s communication methods had stopped working.
But it was nonetheless transmitting scientific information, RIA Novosti data firm opinions.
The telescope has been operational method previous its anticipated five-year lifespan, Russia’s firm Roskosmos says.
Specialists had repeatedly tried and didn’t restore the misplaced connection, Mr Kardashev talked about.
Yuri Kovalev, head of study for the Spektr-R endeavor, talked about the hyperlink went down on the morning of 11 January, nonetheless added that “there is still hope”.
Spektr-R was launched into in 2011.
A model new Russian-German satellite tv for pc television for laptop, Spektr-RG, is scheduled to be launched this yr.