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The "Oriental" will be tested by the Lomonosov spacecraft developed at Moscow State University

The Lomonosov spacecraft, developed at Moscow State University, will be tested in the Amur Region at the Vostochny cosmodrome. This was reported on the website of the Moscow State University. M.V. Lomonosov.

The new university satellite is designed to study cosmic rays of extremely high energies, for this it is equipped with optical cameras of an ultra-wide field of view, which will register gamma-ray bursts, as well as fast-moving objects, including space debris. Reportedly, Roskosmos plans to spend almost 392 million rubles on design work and preparation for launch. The money will be allocated within the framework of the federal space program of Russia for 2006-2015.

Already in December this year, the Lomonosov spacecraft will begin to adapt to launch vehicles as part of the Soyuz-2 launch vehicle with the Volga launch unit. By the end of 2015, the spacecraft will be delivered to the Vostochny cosmodrome; by March 2016, its flight tests should be completed. During a visit to the Amur Region this summer, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin noted that the Lomonosov spacecraft will launch the first launch vehicle into near-earth orbit, which will be launched from the Vostochny cosmodrome.

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