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Delivered to the Baikonur upper stage "Fregat". / August 5, 2011 /

Today, aircraft An-124-100 «Ruslan» Airline «Flight» delivered at the airport «Jubilee» Baikonur upper stage (U.S.) «Frigate», which will be used to block entry into orbit spacecraft, «Globalstar-2.»

After passing through customs procedures, the upper stage will be transported to the assembly and test building at pl.254 for further testing and work.

Previous launch a cluster of six spacecraft «Globalstar-2» successfully conducted July 11, 2011 from Baikonur.

Upper stage «Fregat», developed by Federal State Unitary Enterprise "NPO. SA Lavochkin, "is designed for spacecraft into orbit for various purposes of artificial satellites and interplanetary trajectories in the launch vehicles of medium and heavy class. RB «Frigate» is able to meet the challenges of translating one or more spacecraft in orbit to support workers and their breeding, the orientation of the spacecraft in front of his office, self-care to the working orbit.

For the «Frigate» it will start 26. To date, the upper stage NPO. SA Lavochkin is one of the most reliable launch vehicle spacecraft in the world.

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency


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