Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Soyuz STB

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin Founded: 1992 Successes: 235 Failures: 11 Pending: 22

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.


Launch Vehicle

Soyuz STB

Configuration: Fregat-MT
Family: Soyuz


Earth Science

MetOp is a series of three polar orbiting meteorological satellites developed by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Launch Window

NET: November 7th 2018 - 00:47 UTC

Open: November 7th 2018 - 00:47 UTC

Close: November 7th 2018 - 00:47 UTC

Watch the Launch

Kourou, French Guiana

Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary