Loading onto Erector-Transporter Wagon
April 20, 2006
The fully integrated Soyuz FG-Fregat vehicle carrying Venus Express, ESA's first probe to Venus, is loaded onto its erector-transporter wagon in the MIK assembly and integration building, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The vehicle, already fitted with its payload, will then be transferred to the launch complex.
Topics: Soviet rockets, R-7, Soyuz programme, Transporter wagon, Fregat, Venus Express, Soyuz-FG, Mars Express, Soyuz, European Space Agency, Spaceflight, Baikonur, Kazakhstan, ESA, Hospitality Recreation