MOSCOW (Khrunichev PR) — The Khrunichev Space Center continues to work on the Angara 1.2ML booster (ML stands for “Maiden Launch”). Last week Khrunichev specialists conducted Angara 1.2ML PLF and Ascent Unit fit check at Space Rocket Plant.
Also completed are the assembly and standalone tests of Stage 2 pneumatic and hydraulic system (PHS).
Electrical checkouts at the Integrated System Test Console (ISTC) will be the final phase of Stage 1 and 2 manufacturing process.
Angara 1.2ML Stage 1 is currently in storage, ready for ISTC testing.
Testing completed, Angara 1.2ML will be shipped to Plesetsk.
Concurrently, work is in full swing at KhSC on the heavy-lift Angara-?5. At this time the PHS assembly is in progress in the tanks and dry bays of the launch vehicle stages.