2 x Galileo

Overview

Destination: Medium Earth Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Medium Earth Orbit Soyuz Launch Complex Kourou, French Guiana

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

Updates

SwGustav • Feb. 26, 2022, 7:05 a.m.

Delaying the launch due to Russia's announcement of withdrawal from Guiana Space Center. Awaiting further info


Nosu • Jan. 28, 2022, 8:04 p.m.

Targeting April 6 at 00:31:51 UTC.


Nosu • March 14, 2021, 8:45 a.m.

Moved from Ariane 6 to Soyuz ST. Now NET March 2022


Soyuz STB

Family: Soyuz
Configuration: STB/Fregat

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.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    46.3 m
  • Diameter
    2.95 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    312 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Soyuz STB
  • Family
    Soyuz
  • Variant
    STB/Fregat
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Soyuz STB Fregat
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    8200 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    3250 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    4900 kg

Progress Rocket Space Center

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Dmitry Baranov Founded: 1996 Successes: 283 Failures: 10 Pending: 17

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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