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Soyuz January 27, 2017

Soyuz lifts off from French Guiana with Hispasat 36W-1

The Arianespace mission with Hispasat 36W-1 is now underway following tonight’s Soyuz liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

Total lift performance for the launch is estimated at 3,319 kg., with the satellite to be deployed into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) during a flight lasting approximately 32 minutes.

  • Watch the live broadcast
  • More details are available in the Arianespace Launch Kit for Flight VS16:
Soyuz Flight VS16
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Soyuz January 27, 2017

Soyuz enters the final countdown for Arianespace’s year-opening flight

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