Rosatom considers how to retrieve data from Chinese satellites for navigation on the NSR
MOSCOW, March 27 – RIA Novosti. Maxim Kulinko, the state agency’s Deputy Director of the Northern Sea Route, said in an interview with RIA that Rosatom is considering creating a ground-based infrastructure to receive data from Chinese satellites that help enable navigation on the Northern Sea Route. novosti
“In the current geopolitical conditions, the number of data sources that allow deciding the transit of ships on a given route is very limited and continues to decline. “It is a domestic satellite constellation of the Earth’s radar sounding,” said Kulinko.
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He explained that to improve year-round safe navigation throughout the NSR, particularly in the east, it is necessary to increase the number of information sources that will improve the accuracy of ice forecasts.
According to Kulinko, no one can do without the help of Roscosmos. “And we look forward to our colleagues with great hope. Also, in terms of building NSR’s digital ecosystem, we are technically in sync with Roscosmos and are ready for integration in receiving and processing satellite information,” said the agency’s interlocutor. .
“However, although Roscosmos’ plans for the launch of new satellites have shifted to the right for objective reasons, the question now arises from which satellite constellation we can receive data from. And we are also looking very carefully at cooperation. We are considering creating a suitable ground infrastructure to receive data from Chinese satellites,” he said.
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