April 21, 2014

Preparation works for the launch of proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and two telecommunication space devices (Russian Luch-5V relay satellite and Kazakh KazSat-3 space device).

On April 21, 2014 Russian space industry specialists complete final operations in 92A50 integration building  before the booster is rolled out to the filling station. Thermal cover is being installed on the nose cone and operations on booster’s fuel-tank pressurization are being accomplished.

On April 22 the booster will be transported from 92A50 integration building to the filling station where low pressure fuel tanks of Briz-M upper stage will be filled with propellant components, – Roscosmos press-office reports.

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