December 12, 2014

Baikonur specialists go on preparing Proton-M booster with Briz-M upper stage and Yamal-401 space device for the launch.

On December 11 in accordance with the decision taken by State commission on space complex flight tests the rocket was rolled out to the # 81 launchpad of Baikonur spaceport.

Proton-M booster with Yamal-401 space device was installed on the launchpad with service truss attached and ground facilities docked to it.

Aerospace industry operational crews started working in accordance with the first launching day schedule.

For the next four days Baikonur specialists will be conducting prelaunch autonomous and complex testing of the rocket.

The launch of Proton-M booster with Yamal-401 telecommunication satellite is scheduled for December 15, 03:16, Moscow time.

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