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 will begin testing. Concurrently, operations with the Proton launch vehicle and the Breeze M are proceeding nominally in Hall 111 and Hall 101 respectively.
Today we also welcomed the visiting members from the Secretary of Communications and Transportation of Mexico, MEXSAT, for a site visit of Baikonur. Similar to TURKSAT and MELCO, MEXSAT is a first time ILS customer. ILS is very proud to host new customers and eager to show MEXSAT the Baikonur Cosmodrome facilities.