Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT | Hispasat 36W-1 (Hispasat AG1)

Arianespace launch of a Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT rocket as part of the Hispasat 36W-1 (Hispasat AG1) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Jan 27th, 2017, 7:03 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Hispasat 36W-1 (Hispasat AG1)

Hispasat 36W-1, also known as Hispasat AG-1, is a Spanish geostationary communications satellite. Joining the Hispasat fleet, this 3200 kg satellite is to operate in orbit for 15 years, providing its multimedia services to Europe, the Canary Islands and South America.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Soyuz STB

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Arianespace

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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