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O3b FM1, FM2, FM4, FM5

Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission


O3b FM1, FM2, FM4, FM5

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Medium Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $80,000,000

The O3b Satellite Constellation is designed for telecommunications and data backhaul from remote locations.

Location


Soyuz Launch Complex

Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Soyuz Launch Complex has witnessed the launch of 26 rockets, including 26 orbital launch attempts, while Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, has been the site for 320 rocket launches.

Soyuz Launch Complex

Rocket


Progress Rocket Space Center Soyuz STB Fregat-MT

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.

Soyuz STB Fregat-MT

Agency


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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