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Proton-M/AsiaSat-5 Prelaunch Processing at Baikonur is Almost Finished. / August 5, 2009 /

Assembly of the Proton-M launcher ans its mechanical integration with the upper composite (AsiaSat-5+Breeze-M+fairing).
Electrical and pneumatic tests of the LV commenced on Monday. These tests will last for several days.
Then, the assembly is to be transported to the propellant filling station to load Breeze-M low pressure tanks with propellant.
Proton-M with AsiaSat-2 aboard is planned to lift off on August 11

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