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  • Russia Opens Criminal Case in Glonass Mishap [RIA Novosti]

    Russia Opens Criminal Case in Glonass Mishap [RIA Novosti]

    Russian prosecutors have opened a criminal negligence case against space officials they say were responsible for the loss of three Glonass navigation satellites in a December crash, Russia’s official RIA Novosti news agency reported May 23.

  • Russian Prosecutors: Workers’ Negligence Caused Spacecraft Losses [RIA Novosti]
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    Russian Prosecutors: Workers’ Negligence Caused Spacecraft Losses [RIA Novosti]

    The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office blames the loss of the Express-AM4 telecommunications satellite Aug. 18 and the Progress M-12M space freighter six days later on employee negligence, and has proposed introducing criminal punishment for those found guilty of causing serious damage to the country’s space industry, the state-owned RIA Novosti news agency reported Oct. 18.


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