LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Mon Nov 02 2009
Eurockot Launch Services

SMOS

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 1, 2009 at 8:50 PM EST

(November 2, 2009 at 1:50 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 1, 2009 at 8:50 PM EST

(November 2, 2009 at 1:50 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 1, 2009 at 8:50 PM EST

(November 2, 2009 at 1:50 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • SMOS (Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity) is a earth observation satellite operated by ESA. It is intented to provide new insights into Earth's water cycle and climate.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

    Pad

    133/3 (133L)