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Soyuz on launch pad
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- Title Soyuz on launch pad
- Released 15/10/2011 10:02 am
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2011
Soyuz VS01, the first Soyuz flight from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, was transferred to the launch zone on 14 October 2011.
The vehicle was rolled out horizontally on its erector from the preparation building to the launch zone and then raised into the vertical position.
Soyuz VS01 will lift off on 20 October 2011. The rocket will carry the first two satellites of Europe’s Galileo navigation system into orbit.