Russia to provide open access of satellite data

Russia to provide open access of satellite data

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Russia: Website of Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is designed to provide open access of satellite data, according to the head of Roscosmos website, Yuri Urlichich.

Roscosmos continuously images earth surface from its satellites: Resurs-DK1, Meteor-M-1 and Monitor-E. Urlichich said, “The cost of the Roscosmos website is approximately RUB 10 million (approx USD 0.3 million). Roscosmos in association with NII (Scientific Research Institute) of precision instruments have developed this website. It has been standardised on the standard ISO 15000.”

According to RIA Novosti report, Information on the website will be updated on daily-basis. Later on, information from Russian Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) also will be available here.

Source: RIA Novosti