Soyuz STB/Fregat
Galileo FOC-1 & Galileo FOC-2

Arianespace launch of a Soyuz STB/Fregat Rocket

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Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Soyuz STB/Fregat rocket as part of the Galileo FOC-1 & Galileo FOC-2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Fri, Aug 22nd, 2014, 8:27 AM from Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary. The status of the launch is . Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz STB/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Galileo FOC-1 & Galileo FOC-2

These are the first two satellites of the The Galileo constellation is ESA’s satellite navigation system and is expected to be completed by 2020. Galileo will provide Europe with an alternative to the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations, but will be interoperable with both systems.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Soyuz STB/Fregat

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