Rokot / Briz-KM
Sentinel-3A

Rokot / Briz-KM | Sentinel-3A

Eurockot Launch Services launch of a Rokot / Briz-KM Rocket

Watch Launch Video

Eurockot Launch Services was scheduled to launch a Rokot / Briz-KM rocket as part of the Sentinel-3A mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Feb 16th, 2016, 12:57 PM EST from 133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Rokot / Briz-KM and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Sentinel-3A

Sentinel-3A is the first in a pair of earth observation satellites developed by ESA to provide near real time data for the GMES Program. Sentinel-3A contains a temperature scanner, colour instrument and altimeter for monitoring the sea and land. The satellite focuses on providing accurate data about the oceans and in addition also provides information about wildfires and vegetation.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Rocket

Rokot / Briz-KM

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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