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Spektr-R

(10m space radio telescope)

Spektr-R is a 10m space Radio Telescope launched in 2011. Among its uses is to provide one end of Very-long-baseline Interferometry (VLBI). Its elliptical orbit extends to 384,000km. It operates at 1.35, 6.0, 18.0, and 92.0 cm Radio Wavelengths.

Spektr-R is one telescope of the RadioAstron program which coordinates its use with Earth-based radio telescopes.


(telescope,radio,space,Russian,VLBI)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spektr-R
http://www.asc.rssi.ru/radioastron/

Referenced by:
Green Bank 140 Foot Telescope

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