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Launch vehicle "Proton-M" taken to the technical position of the refueling. / October 17, 2011 /

October 14 at the site 92 Baikonur launch vehicle «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Breeze-M» spacecraft and «Viasat-1» from the assembly-test facility GKNPTS Khrunichev taken to the technical fueling position.

Today, the Russian Space Agency experts during the day to hold fuel for tanks, low pressure booster «Briz-M».

The contract for the use of carrier rocket «Proton-M» to launch ViaSat-1 satellite has entered the company International Launch Services Inc. (ILS). Controlling stake in ILS owned by FSUE «State Research and Production Space Center Khrunichev» — a developer and manufacturer of the «Proton» and the upper stage «Breeze-M».

Press Service of the Russian Space Agency


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