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On Baikonur completes assembly of SHM to launch satellites "Express-AM4". / August 8, 2011 /

Continues at the Baikonur Cosmodrome scheduled work to prepare for the launch of a spacecraft «Express-AM4» carrier rocket «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Briz-M».

In accordance with the schedule of activities conducted an autonomous spacecraft preparation, «the Express-AM4» as well as its filling with propellant components.

Today in the assembly and testing facility site rocket calculations 92-50 space industry will be held assembly space head part, consisting of the upper stage «Briz-M» and the spacecraft «Express-AM4.»

After completing the checks collected by the HGC would be connected with the carrier rocket «Proton-M».

Russian spacecraft communication «Express-AM4» European designed and manufactured by Astrium jointly with the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Research and Production Space Center of MV Khrunichev «commissioned by the Russian operator Federal State Unitary Enterprise» Space Communication "(RSCC).

Start space rocket «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Briz-M» and the spacecraft «Express-AM4» slated for August 18 from the Baikonur site 200.

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency


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