Express-AM7 Satellite Delivered to Launching Pad
The Express-AM7 telecommunications satellite scheduled for launch on March 19 was installed on a launching pad after fuelling of the upper stage. This was announced by the press service of the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos.
The space rocket consisting of the Proton-M carrier rocket, Briz-M upper stage and Express-AM7 telecommunications satellite was set up vertically on a launching device of the Proton launching complex.
It should be noted that the Express-AM7 spacecraft was designed by EADS Astrium for the Russian Space Communications company. It is intended to provide television and radio broadcasting services, wideband communication and multimedia services, data transmission, telephony, and mobile communications.