Russia Would Complete The Latest Tests Of Its Internet On The Russian Segment Of The Iss In Q3 2020
Flight tests of the broadband communication system (BCS) on the Russian segment of the ISS will be completed in the third quarter of 2020, according to the official publication of the company "Information Satellite Systems" named After M. F. Reshetnev (ISS).
"It is planned to complete flight tests of the broadband communication system of the Russian segment of the ISS in the third quarter of this year," the report says.
As noted in the material, the system includes transmitting equipment created By the rocket and space Corporation Energia and receiving equipment created in the ISS. "During the tests, the main characteristics of the SHSS were confirmed, including the ability to transmit information messages via the Luch relay satellites from the Russian segment of the orbital station at a speed of up to 180 Mbit/s, "the report notes.
In July, Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin announced that the Russian segment of the International space station would receive independent broadband Internet by the end of the year. According to the head of the state Corporation, this issue will ensure independence from the United States.