November 28, 2014

Soyuz-2.1b medium booster with Glonass-K space device  was installed on the launchpad of Plesetsk spaceport in accordance with the State commission decision, –  Russian Ministry of Defence Aerospace Defence troops press-office representative colonel Alexey Zolotukhin reported.

Glonass-K satellite launch is scheduled for December 1.

“Soyuz-2.1b booster was rolled-out to the launching pad of Plesetsk spaceport on Friday, November 28, 2014. The decision to roll-out the booster was taken by State Commission meeting held at the headquarters of Aerospace defence on November 27”.

Spaceport operational crews control the temperature air and pressure of the underfairing space 24-hours a day and prepare the launchpad for electrical and  pneumatic testing.

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