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Upper composite in launch tower
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- Title Upper composite in launch tower
- Released 28/10/2009 1:29 pm
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2009
The upper composite in the launch tower at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on 27 October. The upper composite, which comprises the SMOS and Proba-2 satellites mated to the Breeze-KM upper stage and encapsulated in the fairing, is first hoisted to the top of the tower and onto the lower stages of the Rockot launcher.