LAUNCH CENTER

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Fri Jan 31 2025
Arianespace

Metop-SG B1

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

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(12:00 AM UTC)

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RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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Rocket Details

Name:

Soyuz STB Fregat

Description:

The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage. The first launch occurred 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.

Soyuz STB Fregat rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Earth Science
  • Second of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad

Soyuz Launch Complex