Q. “GLONASS” or Global Navigation Satellite System developed by which of the following country?
GLONASS is an acronym, which stands for Globalnaya Navigazionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema, or Global Navigation Satellite System.
- GLONASS is Russia’s version of GPS (Global Positioning System).
- Soviet Union started the development of GLONASS in 1976.
- GLONASS is the most expensive program of the Russian Federal Space Agency, consuming a third of its budget in 2010.
Source: ForumIAS factly