Installation of carrier rocket “Soyuz-2.1 a” on the pad is completed at the Baikonur cosmodrome. Its launch, scheduled for April 25, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war.
About this informed the General Director of the Russian space Agency, Dmitry Rogozin in his Twitter.
Meanwhile at Baikonur completed the installation of a space rocket "Soyuz-2.1.but" on the launcher. Work began on schedule the first launch day.— Dmitry Rogozin (@Rogozin) April 22, 2020
The body of the rocket was adorned with the appropriate symbols — the logo of the anniversary, but also the image of St. George ribbon and orders of the Patriotic war. She needs to move into orbit cargo ship “Progress MS-14”, which is to dock with the ISS.
Earlier NEWS.ru reported that the launch of telecommunications satellites, “Express-80” and “Express-103” has been postponed because of the need to replace the faulty parts in the rocket-carrier “proton-M”. The launch of the device was planned from the Baikonur cosmodrome in March. It was moved to July. The reason he called marriage in the manufacture of individual components at the Ust-Katavskiy plant in the Chelyabinsk region.