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O3b FM9-FM12

Soyuz STB/Fregat

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

O3b FM9-FM12

Type: Communications

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

Location

Soyuz Launch Complex

Kourou, French Guiana

307 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 11 times with 10 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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