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"Intelsat-18" delivered to Baikonur. / September 6, 2011 /

September 2 at the airport «Jubilee» Baikonur landing aircraft An-124 that brought the spacecraft telecommunications "Intelsat-18» (Intelsat 18).

After the customs inspection of cargo containers with the satellite and support equipment were loaded from an aircraft at the shipping platform. Delivery is carried on the spacecraft ploschadku31, where the satellite will be ready for launch.

Starting telecommunications spacecraft Intelsat 18 is planned for space rocket «Zenit-3M» with the upper stage «DM-SLB».

Press-service of Russian Federal Space Agency and Space Center «South»


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