July 31, 2019

The “Proton-M” launch vehicle, intended for launching the EUTELSAT 5 West B and MEV-1 satellites, was delivered from the Khrunichev Space Center (part of the State Corporation “Roscosmos”) to the Baikonur cosmodrome.

The train with the components of the “Proton-M” launch vehicle (three stages, the “Briz-M” upper stage, the transition system and the head fairing) arrived at the “Proton” rocket complex to prepare for the cluster launch of the satellites.

In the coming days, the planned technological operations will begin in the Assembly and Testing building № 92A-50 according to the rocket preparation schedule at the cosmodrome’s technical complex.

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