Soyuz STA/Fregat | CSO 1

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 CSO 1 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Wed, Dec 19th, 2018, 11:37 AM 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 STA/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

CSO 1

The CSO 1 (Composante Spatiale Optique 1) satellite is the first of three new-generation high-resolution optical imaging satellites for the French military, replacing the Helios 2 spy satellite series.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Soyuz STA

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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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