Soyuz STA/Fregat | Sentinel-1B

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 Sentinel-1B mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Mon, Apr 25th, 2016, 5:02 PM 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

Sentinel-1B

Sentinel-1 is a two satellite constellation for land and ocean monitoring. C-band imaging will provide an all-weather day-and-night supply of imagery for Copernicus user services. This is the second and last satellite launched of the pair.

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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