December 15, 2014

On Monday Soyuz-ST booster was rolled-out to the launchpad of Kurou spaceport, – Roscosmos press-office reports.

“On December 15, 2014, in accordance with the decision taken by Russian-European Commission Soyuz-ST-B booster was rolled out to the launching pad of Kourou spaceport in French Guiana”, – the spokesman stated.

The launch of the booster with Fregat-MT upper stage and 03b space devices is planned for December 18,  21.37, Moscow time.

As soon as Soyuz ST booster was installed vertically in mobile service truss, rocket and space industry specialists accomplished necessary operations on batch communication mating,  thermal conditioning schemes assembling, filling facilities mating etc. Space head will be delivered to the launchpad later.

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