Eurockot successfully launched the Sentinel-5p on October 13, 2017 at 12:27 hrs local time (09:27 hrs UTC, 11:27 hrs CET) from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia for the European Space Agency (ESA) using a Rockot / Breeze-KM launch vehicle.
This was Eurockot’s second launch in support of the European Copernicus multiple satellite system following the successful launch of Sentinel-3A in February 2016.
The satellite was injected at approximately 824 km altitude and 98.75 degrees inclination with very high injection accuracy.
- Daily News: Sentinel-5p Launch Campaign
- Press Release: Rockot orbits Sentinel-5p Earth Observation Mission / Successful Launch of European Copernicus Satellite
- Sentinel-3A Facts and Figures: Sentinel-5p on Rockot