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Sentinel-3B

Rokot / Briz-KM

Eurockot Launch Services

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Sentinel-3B

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Sentinel-3B is the second in a constellation of earth observation satellites developed by ESA to provide near real time data for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security Program. Sentinel-3B 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


133/3 (133L)

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

133/3 (133L) has witnessed the launch of 159 rockets, including 159 orbital launch attempts, while Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation, has been the site for 1666 rocket launches.

133/3 (133L)

Rocket


Russian Aerospace Defence Forces Rokot/Briz-KM

Rokot/Briz-KM

Agency


Eurockot Launch Services

Eurockot Launch Services GmbH is a commercial spacecraft launch provider and was founded in 1995. Eurockot uses an expendable launch vehicle called the Rockot to place satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO). Eurockot is jointly owned by ArianeGroup, which holds 51 percent, and by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, which holds 49 percent. Eurockot launches from dedicated launch facilities at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.

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