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Flight Arianespace VS26 –POSTPONEMENT GALILEO FOC M9 – Sat 27-28

Due to adverse weather conditions (lightning), launch operations have been interrupted at H-10 minutes.The Soyuz launch vehicle and Spacecraft are in stable ...

Soyuz Flight VS26

Arianespace will orbit two more satellites, Galileo FOC 23 and 24, bringing the Galileo constellation fleet to 28 satellites after the launch. This mission will be performed for the benefit of the European Space Agency (ESA) acting on behalf of the European Commission.

2 x Galileo

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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

Cosmic_Penguin • Dec. 5, 2021, 5:29 a.m.

Launch success.


Nosu • Dec. 4, 2021, 7:44 a.m.

Adjusting T-0


spacevogel • Dec. 2, 2021, 8:27 p.m.

Launch is delayed due to the tracking station readiness, according to Roscosmos.


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: 286 Failures: 10 Pending: 16

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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