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2 x Galileo

Soyuz STB/Fregat

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

2 x Galileo

Type: Navigation

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

Mission patch for 2 x Galileo

Location

Soyuz Launch Complex

Kourou, French Guiana

310 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Soyuz STB

Length: 46.3 meters
Diameter: 2.95 meters
First Launch: October 21, 2011

The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage. First launch took place from Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 43 on 26 July 2008 with a classified military payload.

The 2.1b/ST version is sometimes called Soyuz ST-B.

The Soyuz STB rocket has been launched a total of 12 times with 11 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

Arianespace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ASA
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Founded: 1980
Launchers: Ariane 5 | Vega

Country: FRA

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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
3 months ago

Gooduck ASA make the launch count .

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
18 hours ago

Great launch and web coverage ,graphics Galileo would be proud.