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Baikonur is assembling the spacecraft "Intelsat-18" in the transition bay

Continues at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch preparation 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 31 estimates of foreign experts and FSUE «TSENKI» — Space Center «South» is carried out the installation of a spacecraft «Intelsat-18» in the transition bay (adapter).

In the assembly and testing facility site rocket being tested 42 booster «Zenit-2SB». The rocket carried the final operations after the pneumatic testing of piping and blocks.

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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