Meeting the Russian hosts

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Alexander, SSC's escort at Plesetsk

Alexander and another officer pour
a congratulatory toast after the launch

An ordinary lunch meal in Mirny
From the left: Staffan Persson (Astrid-2 project 
manager) chats with Alexander (the escort), 
Alexander Samishko (the interpreter) and
Mikhail (the head of the integration area)

Mikael (on the left) meets Mikhail, the
head of the integration are.
The Swedes and the team from AKO
Polyot (the rocket manufacturer in
Omsk) pose for a group picture
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