September 21, 2011.
Spacecraft Intelsat-18 has been mated to the adapter
Underway is prelaunch processing of launch vehicle Zenit-2SB with Upper Stage DM-SLB and telecommunications space craft Intelsat-18.
According to Roscosmos' press service, on September 20, 2011 the joint team consisting of Yuzhniy Space Center and foreign enterprises specialists completed loading of spacecraft propulsion system with propellant components at the Cosmodrome filling station on site 31.
Today spacecraft Intelsat-18 has been mated to the adapter at the Assembly & Testing Facility on site 31.
Integrated Launch Vehicle Zenit-3SLB with Upper Stage DM-SLB and telecommunication spacecraft Intelsat-18 is to be launched in October 2011.