ViaSat-1 Launch Scheduled For October 19
- Spacecraft fueled and ready for attachment to Proton M launch vehicle
The fueling of the ViaSat-1 spacecraft was completed on Monday, October 3. In the next phase of pre-launch preparations, the satellite will be mated to the launch vehicle payload adapter to begin the joint operations phase of the program. The combined assembly will then be joined with the Breeze M upper stage in preparation for mating to the Proton launch vehicle early next week.
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Source : ViaSat Inc.