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February 6, 2014
Last night a large group witnessed the spectacular Soyuz launch watching as pitch black instantly turned to apparent daylight.  It was quite an exciting event!  And today an equally... Read more
February 5, 2014
With the TURKSAT-4A satellite fully encapsulated by the 2 payload fairing halves, the teams took the opportunity to sign the company logos.  This is always a grand event as team members can... Read more
February 4, 2014
Today we woke to find the trees had gotten a fresh coat of frost overnight, temporarily restoring beauty to our barren landscape.  Indoors, the TURKSAT-4A spacecraft was mated to the Breeze M... Read more
January 28, 2014
It is hard to believe we have been here in Baikonur for only two weeks as so much has been accomplished.  It is not by chance, as launch campaigns are well planned down to the detailed daily... Read more
January 20, 2014
Over the weekend various planned testing and operations continued in preparation for the launch of the TURKSAT-4A satellite. The Breeze M was transported to Area 141 today, where it will undergo... Read more
January 18, 2014
While the launch teams work very long hours and do not take weekends off, there was a chance to come together for a BBQ on Saturday night.  With TURKSAT, MELCO and the MEXSAT site visit team... Read more
January 17, 2014
Today the TURKSAT-4A spacecraft landed in Baikonur at Yubileiny Airport.  The team spent a frigid day managing the spacecraft and equipment offload from the Antonov aircraft. It is a slow and... Read more
January 17, 2014
Today’s activities included unpacking and inspection of the TURKSAT-4A spacecraft (SC) from its shipping container in Hall 101.  Later tonight the SC will be moved to Hall 103A where it... Read more
January 15, 2014
With the main team arrival on January 13th, the launch campaign for TURKSAT-4A has officially begun. It was a wintery landing but all personnel and their luggage along with equipment landed safely!... Read more

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