Soyuz STA/Fregat
Sentinel-1B

Soyuz STA/Fregat | Sentinel-1B

Arianespace launch of a Soyuz STA/Fregat Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2

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

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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