Aerospace Forces ground-based facilities took control of the Russian navigation spacecraft "Glonass-K"
Launched on Sunday, October 25, at 10:08 pm (Moscow time) from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region, the "Soyuz-2.1B" medium-class launch vehicle at the set time successfully launched the Russian navigation spacecraft "Glonass-K" into orbit.
The spacecraft was launched into the target orbit and accepted for control of ground-based facilities of the Titov Main Testing Space Center of the Aerospace Forces.
The launch of the "Soyuz-2.1B" launch vehicle and the launch of the "Glonass-K" spacecraft into orbit by the "Fregat" upper stage took place in the normal mode.
A stable telemetric connection has been established and maintained with the "Glonass-K" spacecraft. The spacecraft's onboard systems are functioning normally.