The Launch of a Soyuz-ST Launch Vehicle Has Been Performed

12 march 2018

On March 9, 2018 at 20h10min Moscow time, a Soyuz-ST-B launch vehicle with a Fregat-MT upper stage and four O3b F4 telecommunication satellites aboard was launched from the Guiana Space Centre.

Soyuz-ST-B is developed and built by the Progress Space-Rocket Centre. This is the first launch of the launch vehicle made in Samara performed within the scope of the Soyuz-in-GSC (Guiana Space Centre) project in 2018 and the eighteenth one from the beginning of the project.