Galaxy 14

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Orbit 31/6 Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Galaxy 14 is an American geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur at 23:28 UT on 13 August 2005.

Soyuz-FG

Family: Soyuz-U
Configuration: Fregat

The Soyuz FG is a medium-lift launch vehicle qualified for manned launches and used to deliver Soyuz Spacecraft to Orbit for Missions to the International Space Station.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    4.95 m
  • Diameter
    2.68 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    305 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz-FG
  • Family
    Soyuz-U
  • Variant
    Fregat
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz-FG Fregat
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    7100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 267 Failures: 10 Pending: 26

Agency Type: Commercial

Progress Rocket Space Centre, formerly known as TsSKB-Progress, is a space science and aerospace research company which is known for manufacturing launch vehicles and satellites. Most notably, Progress Rocket Space Centre is the manufacturer of Soyuz launch vehicles.

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