Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT | Gaia

Arianespace launch of a Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT rocket as part of the Gaia mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Thu, Dec 19th, 2013, 4:12 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 STB/Fregat-MT and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Gaia

Gaia's ambitious mission is to chart a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way, in process revealing the composition, formation and evolution of our galaxy.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Soyuz STB

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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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