It’s been a busy few days here, so we have been limited in our ability to enjoy the nice weather. We completed the assembly of the Integrated Launch Vehicle (ILV), and then moved it to the Breeze M fueling station where it was filled with propellants. This morning, promptly at 0630, we rolled the vehicle to the pad and placed it in launch position. The next few days will be filled with completing checkouts of the Proton, Breeze M upper stage and SES-1 SC, as well as rehearsals for launch day. The team did take some time out to enjoy a Moscow circus that came to town. One of the ILS employees even got a chance to pet a Puma while having a monkey on his back!

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