Arianespace

Soyuz STB

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 135 Failures: 7 Pending: 43

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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Launch Vehicle


Soyuz STB

Configuration: STB/Fregat
Family: Soyuz

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Communications


The 7th and 8th “Full Operational Capability” satellites will be the 11th and 12th Galileo satellites launched, alongside the 6 FOC and 4 IOV spacecraft already in orbit. The Galileo constellation is ESA’s satellite navigation system and is expected to be completed by 2020. Galileo will provide Europe with an alternative to the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations, but will be interoperable with both systems.

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Kourou, French Guiana

Soyuz Launch Complex


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