Baikonur started preparation to first rockets launches in 2019

Date: 15:23, 09-01-2019.

Baikonur. January 9. KazTAG - Baikonur has started preparations to the first launches in 2019.
"The specialists of Yuzhniy space center and Progress center have started preparing for the launches of Soyuz-2.1b rocket carrier with the Egyptian satellite of remote earth probing EgyptSat-A," reads the message.
EgyptSat-A with Soyuz-2.16 will be launched on February 21 2019.
Rocket carrier Soyuz-FG with manned space shuttle Soyuz MC-12 will be prepared at the cosmodrome whose launch is scheduled for March 1. Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrier with Progess MC-11 will be launched on April 4.
20 launches of rocket carriers are scheduled from Baikonur in 2019.

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