The crew is working hard to get the Proton launch vehicle and Yamal-301 spacecraft ready for the May 30 launch.

The new satellite will replace Yamal-202 at 49 degrees east longitude in orbit and will provide fixed-line communications and data transmission services in the C-band in a large part of Russia, as well as in the CIS, Europe, Middle East and South-Eastern Asia.

In addition, the satellite will provide users in the territory of Russia with communication services and high-speed Internet access in the Ka-band. Watch:

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