On the East spacecraft, the preparation of the “Union” start-up complex began to start the “Soyuz-2.1b” launch vehicle with an overclocking unit “Frigate” and 36 satellite spacecraft of OneWeb.
On the morning of September 23, 2021, a joint calculation of the preparation of the starting complex for a start-up, consisting of specialists of the Eastern Space Center (branch of the center of exploitation of ground-based space infrastructure facilities), the scientific and production association named after SA Lavochkina and Rocket and Space Center “Progress” (including the composition in the state corporation “Roskosmos”). The participants of the upcoming launch were tasked with the preparation of technological equipment of the starting complex and to comply with all measures and security requirements for work.
In accordance with the schedule of September 24, a set of measures for the preparation of filling equipment was carried out. On the 52-meter mobile service tower, interchangeable equipment, as well as equipment, providing access to the hatches and filling rocket rocket, was inspected and checked.
Start 36 ONEWB spacecraft is scheduled for October 2021 from the starting complex “Soyuz” Cosmodrome East.