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On October 21, the VI Interdepartmental Scientific and Technical Seminar “Prospects for the development of astronomical and geodetic support using the GLONASS global navigation satellite system was held on the territory of the AF Mozhaisky Military Space Academy. Application of the global navigation satellite system GLONASS in the interests of developing methods and technologies of space geodesy ”.
The event was opened with a welcoming speech addressed to the participants by the Deputy Head of the Academy for Academic and Scientific Work, Major General Yuri Vladimirovich Kuleshov. The program of speeches included 10 reports, which covered a wide range of specialized issues.
The seminar was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the founder of space radio navigation, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Valentin Semyonovich Shebshaevich. He served at the Leningrad Air Force Engineering Academy from 1946 to 1975. At the end of the 60s, under the scientific supervision of Valentin Semenovich, a comprehensive research project “Sputnik-MVO” was carried out, during which the concept of a satellite radio navigation system was first formulated.
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