1038353199
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.

comments

More from this category:
Angaraset
May 27, 2013

The launch of Angara light rocket from Vostochny cosmodrome will take place in 2015, – vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the meeting with…

full story
KozQtn6djiw
March 12, 2014

Preparation works for the manned launch are under way at Baikonur spaceport. Yuzhny space centre operational crews started preparing equipment and facilities of the launching…

full story
Antares
January 16, 2015

Russian rocket producer Energiya has signed a $1 billion contract with US Orbital Sciences Corporation for the delivery of 60 RD-181 engines, the company’s press service said Friday…

full story
3259153801
January 20, 2015

On Monday, January 19, space flight participant Sarah Brightman who will be a crew member of Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft started  her training in Gagarin Cosmonaut…

full story
souz-st_start
April 4, 2014

Russian Soyuz-ST booster with European scientific Earth remote sensing satellite was successfully launched from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, – the Head of European space…

full story
Yamal300K-launch-3
March 3, 2015

Russia plans to launch 12 boosters in the next three months, – spokesman for Rocket and Space industry reports. According to him spring program will…

full story
U_7Fj8Gw5Go
May 18, 2015

ISS orbit was adjusted on May 18,2015. According to ballistic and navigational support service specialists calculations progress M-26M cargo vehicle thrusters were ignited at 03.30,…

full story
XZe9R_beiF0
August 15, 2014

Early in the morning on August 15, 2014,   special train transporting Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft from Korolev to Baikonur  arrived at Tyura-Tam railway station. After…

full story