February 20, 2015

On February 19, 2015 Express-AM7 telecommunication space device and complex of service equipment were delivered to Yubileyny airfield complex where all necessary customs procedures were accomplished. At the present time the satellite is kept in the integration building of #50 launchpad where it will be prepared for the launch.

The launch of Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Express-AM7 satellite is scheduled for March 19, 2015.

Express-AM7 space device was manufactured by EADS Astrium on the order of Space Communication Federal Unitary Enterprise. The satellite is designed to provide broadcasting and telecommunication services.

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