Starsem launch of Metop-B scheduled for September 19
Evry, June 28, 2012
With the fallback zones for parts of the Soyuz rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan now available, Starsem can set the launch date for Eumetsat's Metop-B satellite.
The launch of Metop-B is now planned for Wednesday, September 19. The satellite is currently at Starsem's facilities in Baikonur, under maximum security conditions. Final launch preparations will start again on July 10.