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Successful launch of the Foton-M2 mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome
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- Title Successful launch of the Foton-M2 mission from Baikonur Cosmodrome
- Released 31/05/2005 10:37 am
- Copyright ESA
The Soyuz-U launcher, carrying the Foton-M2 capsule into orbit, was successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 14:00 CEST on 31 May 2005.
During the 16-day mission, 39 ESA experiments will be conducted in fluid physics, biology, material science, meteoritics, radiation dosimetry and exobiology.