Mission status

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Launch date:

December 18, 2014

Launch date:

December 6, 2014

Launcher version:

Soyuz

Launcher version:

Ariane 5 ECA

Payload(s):

Four connectivity satellites

Payload(s):

DIRECTV-14 and GSAT-16

Customer(s):

O3b Networks

Customer(s):

DIRECTV for DIRECTV-14; the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for GSAT-16

Mission:

High-speed wireless Internet services to underserved and emerging markets

Mission:

Ultra HD and other new consumer services for DIRECTV; C- and Ku-band telecommunications services including VSAT transmissions, TV broadcasting and emergency communications for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Payload prime contractor(s):

Thales Alenia Space

Payload prime contractor(s):

SSL (Space Systems/Loral) for DIRECTV-14; the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for GSAT-16

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

   

 

Success



Launch window for Soyuz Flight VS10

Universal time
(GMT)

Kourou,
French Guiana

Paris, 
France

Washington,
D.C. 

Moscow,
Russia 

At 18:37:00
on Dec. 18, 2014

At 3:37:00 p.m.
on Dec. 18, 2014

At 7:37:00 p.m.
on Dec. 18, 2014

At 1:37:00 p.m.
on Dec. 18, 2014

At 9:37:00 p.m.
on Dec. 18, 2014

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