Designated Flight VS14 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system, the medium-lift Soyuz carries a mixed payload of the Sentinel-1B C-band radar observation platform, a trio of “Fly Your Satellite!” technology demonstrator CubeSats, and the Microscope scientific satellite.
The International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 36 crew has launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. They are flying aboard a Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft on an “accelerated” six hour mission to the ISS.
After a one day delay, Arianespace says the launch of the Pleiades 1B aboard an Arianespace-Soyuz vehicle was successfully achieved on the evening of 1 December 2012,... Read More
Without much additional detail, Arianespace says the launch of the Pleiades 1B aboard an Arianespace-Soyuz vehicle was postponed due to "an anomaly" detected during the... Read More
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There are published unconfirmed reports that the most recent launch of a Soyuz-2 unmanned rocket has ended in failure. Apparently, at approximately seven minutes after... Read More