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Soyuz April 24, 2016

Arianespace Flight VS14: Soyuz – Sentinel-1B – Microscope – Fly Your Satellite! Launch slated for April 24

The weather conditions being now favorable over the Guiana Space Center, French Guiana, Arianespace has decided to restart the launch chronology of Arianespace Flight VS14.

Flight VS14 will orbit the Sentinel-1B satellite for the Copernicus program, on behalf of the European Commission and within the framework of a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA). Also to be orbited on the mission are the French CNES space agency’s Microscope satellite, and three CubeSats for the ESA Education and Knowledge Management Office’s Fly Your Satellite! program.

Liftoff of the Soyuz launcher is now scheduled for Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the precise moment of: 

  • 06:02:13 p.m., (Local time in French Guiana)
  • 05:02:13 p.m., (in Washington, D.C.)
  • 09:02:13 p.m., (UTC)
  • 11:02:13 p.m., (in Paris)
  • 00:02:13 a.m., (in Moscow) on April 25.

 

ARIANESPACE MISSION VS14 Soyuz - Sentinel-1B – Microscope – Fly Your Satellite! Reprise de la chronologie 
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Soyuz April 23, 2016

Arianespace Flight VS14: Soyuz - Sentinel-1B - Microscope - Fly Your Satellite! A new launch delay of 24 hours

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