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METOP A

Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Launch Status
Success

Mission


METOP A

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Polar Orbit

European polar orbiting meteorological satellite

Location


31/6

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

31/6 has witnessed the launch of 412 rockets, including 412 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

31/6

Rocket


Progress Rocket Space Center Soyuz 2.1a Fregat

Agency


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.

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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