Category Archives: Rokot

Next launch of the Rokot launch vehicle postponed

Launch of three Gonets satellites planned for the mid-2016 was postponed by Roscosmos to end of the year. It seems that one from two additional launches of Rokot launch vehicle contracted and announced in February by Roscosmos will be postponed to the end of 2016. Second launch, which was planned for 2018, probably will be…
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Sentinel-3A launched !

Sentinel-3A, observation satellite devoted to ocean and weather monitoring program was launched successfuly on yesterday evening. Launch was performed from Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia, from launch site 133/3 exactly forty seconds later then it was planned. At 17:57:40 GMT on 16 February 2016 Rokot rocket took off from Plesetsk. Targeted orbit for Sentinel-3A is characterized with…
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Sentinel-3A launch today !

Planned for today launch of the European Observation satellite Sentinel-3A, part of the Copernicus program, will be performed according to schedule at 17:57 GMT from launch site 133/3 in Plesetsk cosmodrome. Sentinel-3A is part of, being still under development, European program for creating constellation of observation satellites. It was designed by Thales Alenia Space with utilization…
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European eyes see better- Rokot launch with Sentinel-3A atop planned for January 2016

ESA weather satellite Sentinel-3A will be launched from launch site 133 in Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.  European earth observation program called Copernicus, is reaching another point in the development. ESA planned launching next satellite in the cooperation with Eurockot joint-venture Company on January 2016 after postponing from December 2015. Sentinel-3A was designed by Thales-Alenia Space specially for weather forecasting…
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