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Baikonur began testing rocket "Zenit-2SB". / September 14, 2011 /

Today in the assembly and testing facility site rocket 42 calculations Space Center «South» have begun to test launch vehicle «Zenit-2SB», which, together with the upper stage DM-SLB, should be put into orbit a spacecraft Intelsat 18.

Specialists space industry survey conducted propulsion first and second stage rocket, assembled antenna assembly equipment and maintain schemes for the tests.

In the assembly and testing facility site rocket was 31 and downloading satellite Intelsat 18 in the container in which the spacecraft will transport the gas station for refueling.

Press Service of the Russian Federal Space Agency and KC «Southern»


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