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Preparing to launch a spacecraft "Intelsat-18" in accordance with the schedule

Continues at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch preparation space rocket «Zenit-2SB» with the upper stage, "DM-SLB ’and telecommunications spacecraft (SC) «Intelsat-18»(Intelsat 18).

Today in the assembly and testing facility site rocket 31 spacecraft «Intelsat-18» was installed on the transition bay (adapter). Today, estimates of foreign experts and FSUE «TSENKI» — Space Center «South» began to assemble the space head part: KA «Intelsat-18» on the card will be docked with the upper stage, «DM-SLB».

All work is carried out in accordance with the schedule.

Start space rocket «Zenit-2SB» with the upper stage, «DM-SLB» and telecommunications spacecraft «Intelsat-18» is scheduled for October this year

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency

Source: www.roscosmos.ru

URL : http://www.ntsomz.ru/news/news_cosmos/bkn1_230911
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