Tsikada ( Russian : Цикада meaning cicada ), is a Russian satellite navigation system including ten Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites. It transits the same two carrier frequencies as the US TRANSIT satellite system. [1] The first satellite was launched in 1974. [1]

See also

  • Tsiklon
  • Parus


  1. ^ Jump up to:b Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Herbert Lichtenegger, Elmar Wasle, “GNSS – global navigation satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo & more”, SpringerWienNewYork 2008, p. 5.

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