"Soyuz-U" with Egyptian satellite installed at launching complex of Baikonur

Date: 05:15, 14-04-2014.

Baikonur. April 14. KazTAG - "Soyuz-U" rocket with an Egyptian satellite of remote probing of earth EgyptSat-2 has been installed at the launching complex of Baikonur.

"Soyuz-U" rocket carrier has been delivered to the launching site 31 today at 7.30 am. The specialists installed the rocket carrier in the vertical position at the launching system," said representative of "Energy" company.

The launch of the rocker carrier is scheduled on April 16 at  21:25:07  of Astana time.

 EgyptSat-2 – is the second satellite of Egypt which is meant for the earth probing with high spatial resolution. Mass- 1050 kg, operational orbit- 500-800 km.

Operating term- 11 years.

 

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