Soyuz STA/Fregat
SES-15

Soyuz STA/Fregat | SES-15

Arianespace launch of a Soyuz STA/Fregat Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Soyuz STA/Fregat rocket as part of the SES-15 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, May 18th, 2017, 7:54 AM EDT from Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz STA/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

SES-15

SES 15 is a geostationary communications satellite operating in Ka- and Ku-bands in North America, which uses electric propulsion for initial orbit raising and all on-orbit manoeuvres.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Soyuz STA

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.

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