Monday, December 18, 2006

Space Activity at Plesetsk

Following extract taken from articles on Russian MOD website, dated 18 December 2006. Translated by Old Crow and submitted to the Btown Monitoring Post Blog for information and interest.

Military teams at the Plesetsk Space Centre, in accordance with the plan for the first launch date, have begun preparations at the launch pad on the rocket-vehicle "Kosmos-3M". The Russian rocket-vehicle "Kosmos-3M" together with the German space-vehicle "SAR-LUPE" was moved from the assembly-checkout area to the launch pad on the morning of 18 December. The launch of the space-vehicle "SAR-LUPE" is scheduled for 19 December.