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Booster "Proton-M" satellites "KazSat-2" and "OS-2" taken to the launch complex. / July 12, 2011 /

July 11 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome held export space rocket (ILV), «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Briz-M» and the satellite «KazSat-2» (Kazakhstan) and «OS-2» ("SES-3 ’) (USA) at launch complex pl.200.

«Proton-M» was installed on the SC in a vertical position. After summing to RKN farm service on the launch complex will begin work on schedule the first launch day.
Decision on readiness for export ILV was taken at a meeting of the State Commission, held yesterday at the launch site.

Start space rocket «Proton-M» with the upper stage «Briz-M» and satellites «KazSat-2» and «OS-2» («SES-3») is scheduled for July 16.

The contract for the use of carrier rocket «Proton-M» to launch an American communications satellite, OS-2 (commercial name of the satellite-SES-3) in conjunction with the second Kazakh satellite communication and broadcasting KazSat -2 (as the accompanying payload) entered the company International Launch Services Inc. Controlling stake in ILS owned Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Research and Production Space Center. Khrunichev, «which is a developer and manufacturer of» Proton «booster, and» Breeze-M ".

Source: Lenta.Ru

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