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Delivered to the Baikonur cosmodrome 7 spacecraft "Globalstar-2". / August 11, 2011 /

August 11 at the airport «Jubilee» has landed the aircraft AN-124-100 «Ruslan» airline «Volga-Dnepr», which is delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome 7 spacecraft (SC) «Globalstar-2».

After completion of customs procedures, containers with the spacecraft and support equipment will be overwhelmed from the cargo bay on the aircraft and transported to the shipping platform at the Baikonur pad 112, which will host their further preparation for the launch.

Starting a cluster of six spacecraft «Globalstar-2» is scheduled to be launch vehicle «Soyuz-2.1a» and the upper stage «Fregat» from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in October this year.

Customer running an American company Globalstar — provider of mobile satellite services and data transmission.

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency


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