Mission status

Launch program activity

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Next: Soyuz Flight VS12

Previous: Ariane Flight VA225

Launch date:

September 10, 2015

Launch date:

August 20, 2015

Launcher version:

Soyuz

Launcher version:

Ariane 5 ECA

Payload(s):

Two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites

Payload(s):

EUTELSAT 8 West B and
Intelsat 34

Customer(s):

The European Space Agency (ESA) on behalf of the European Commission

Customer(s):

Eutelsat Communications for EUTELSAT 8 West B;

Intelsat for Intelsat 34

Mission:

Providing highly-accurate satellite positioning as part Europe’s Galileo program

Mission:

Satellite broadcasting for EUTELSAT 8 West B; telecommunications services for Intelsat 34

Payload prime contractor(s):

OHB System of Germany and Surrey Satellite Technology, Ltd. of the United Kingdom

Payload prime contractor(s):

Thales Alenia Space for EUTELSAT 8 West B; SSL (Space Systems/Loral) for Intelsat 34

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

   

 

Success

 

 

Launch window for Soyuz Flight VS12

UTC

French Guiana

Paris,  France

Washington, D.C. 

Moscow, Russia

At 2:08:10 a.m. on September 11, 2015

At 11:08:10 p.m. on September 10, 2015

At 4:08:10 a.m. on September 11, 2015

At 10:08:10 p.m. on September 10, 2015

At 6:08:10 a.m. on September 11, 2015



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