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 Russia launches three new navigation satellites

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Date posted: 27/12/2008

A Russian Proton-M rocket was launched into space Thursday with three new satellites for Moscow's GLONASS navigation system, aimed at competing with US and European systems.

GLONASS was developed by the Russian military in the 1980s to compete with the US Global Positioning System (GPS) and Europe's Galileo.

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