Skip to comments.Soyuz rocket prepared for commercial launch Thursday (11:55 a.m. PDT/2:55 p.m. EDT)
Posted on 07/10/2014 9:10:34 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
Four satellites for O3b Networks, a company which provides broadband connectivity to the developing world, are ready for launch Thursday on top of a Russian Soyuz rocket from the European-run spaceport in French Guiana. Liftoff is set for 1855:56 GMT (2:55:56 p.m. EDT).
Rocket: Soyuz 2-1b
Payload: O3b F2
Date: July 10, 2014
Time: 1855:56 GMT (2:55:56 p.m. EDT)
Launch Site: ELS, Guiana Space Center, Sinnamary, French Guiana
Live launch coverage at the link!
ArianeSpace Launch Press Kit
So much for American space dominance/excellance. Thanks ODUMBO.
You can also watch it live here:
ArianeSpace’s youtube channel:
Arianespace VS08 mission page:
Arianespace Soyuz overview:
Arianespace Soyuz PDF flyer:
Arianespace Soyuz launch site:
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