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On Baikonur was the general assembly of the rocket "Zenith"

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome continue intensive work on preparing for the launch of space rocket «Zenit-2SB» with the upper stage, «DM-SLB» and telecommunications spacecraft" Intelsat-18" (Intelsat 18).

Today in the assembly and testing facility site rocket specialists 42 rocket-space industry had a total build space rocket: a launch vehicle «Zenit-2SB» was docked nose section, which consists of the upper stage «DM-SLB» and SC «Intelsat-18» under the nose fairing. After completion of mechanical work with industry have begun to dock the electrical connections between the missile and warhead.

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


Press-service of Russian Federal Space Agency and KC «Southern»

Source: www.roscosmos.ru


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