January 21, 2015

The specialists go on with preparation works for the launch of Inmarsat-5F2 space device manufactured on the order of Inmarsat (Great Britain) satellite communication operator  scheduled for February 1. The initial weight of the space device will amount approximately to 6 tons.

On January 20 in the integration building of 92A-50 launchpad Khrunichev centre and Yuzhny space centre specialists along with manufacturing company representatives started assembling the space head. Inmrsat-5F2 space device was installed on Briz-M upper stage, after that the assembled parties were installed horizontally for the further testing.

Working plan for the nearest two days stipulates nose cone installation and leak tests, electrical testing of the space head and preparation for the transportation to #111 hall where general assembling of the booster with the space head takes place.

 

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