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Fregat Upper Stage Tanking at Baikonur. / September 7, 2010 /

Globalstar launch campaign continues at Baikonur.
Currently, experts of the industry perform tanking of the Fregat upper stage by propellant components and pressurized gases.
In Starsem’s clean room, foreign experts, supported by TSKB-Progress, continue autonomous testing of three Globalstar-2 satellites, arrived at the space port on Sept. 1. The other three spacecraft of the cluster are already mounted on the dispenser.
Soyuz-2-1А with Fregat upper stage and 6 Globalstar-2 satellites are slated for launch on Oct. 19. Globalstar constellation provides satellite telephone communication services.

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