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2012-11-06 06:10:52

Yamal-402 satellite arrives at Baikonur launch site

The Yamal-402 telecommunications satellite left Thales Alenia Space's Cannes plant on November 4, and arrived today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Thales Alenia Space is the program prime contractor on behalf of the Russian operator Gazprom Space Systems, and is in charge of the design, production, testing and turnkey delivery of the satellite and its ground segment. Launch on a Proton rocket is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2012.



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