Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT
MetOp-C

Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT | MetOp-C

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 MetOp-C mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Nov 6th, 2018, 7:47 PM EST 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 STB/Fregat-MT and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

MetOp-C

MetOp is a series of three polar orbiting meteorological satellites developed by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Soyuz STB

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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