12-19-2018-VS20
December 19, 2018
Categories: Satellites, Soyuz

On December 19, at 19:37:14 (Moscow time), the “Soyuz-ST-A” launch vehicle with the French satellite “CSO-1″ was successfully launched from the launch site of the Guiana Space Center.
 
8 minutes and 49 seconds after the launch, the head unit as part of the “Fregat-M” upper stage and the “CSO-1″ satellite successfully separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle.

After 1 hour and 44 seconds after the launch, the French satellite “CSO-1″ separated from the upper stage block “Fregat-M”.
 
As a result of the launch campaign “Arianespace VS20″, the “CSO-1″ satellite was launched into a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 800 kilometers.

The Russian launch vehicles – the “Soyuz-ST-A” launch rocket (manufactured by “Progress” RSC) and the “Fregat-M” upper stage (manufactured by NPO “Lavochkin”) – completed the flight program without any claims.

The device is taken by the customer for control.
 
The equipment, installed on the “CSO-1″, will allow obtaining images of the earth’s surface with a resolution of up to 35 cm.

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