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Sentinel-3A Launch Campaign

Rockot orbits European Copernicus Satellite Sentinel-3A successfully

Eurockot successfully launched the Sentinel-3A satellite today at 20:57 hrs local time (17:57 hrs UTC) from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern […]

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Rockot is ready for launch

After the fuelling of the first 2 stages of the Rockot launch vehicle yesterday, the State Commission has just confirmed […]

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Dress rehearsal

Today two important events take place at the launch campaign in Plesetsk. The first one is the launch day dress […]

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Upper composite roll-out to the launch pad and Rockot integration

Today, the upper composite was transported to the launch pad and mounted on the second stage of the rocket inside […]

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Upper composite roll-out to the General Hall

Before the Upper Composite was transferred from the clean area to the General Hall of the MIK processing facilities today, […]

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Good wishes for Sentinel-3A and Rockot

Today we followed the nice tradition to sign the fairing logo in memory to all people who were involved in […]

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Sentinel-3A fairing encapsulation

Today was the last day when all Launch Campaign participants had an opportunity to see Sentinel-3A for the last time. […]

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Sentinel-3A and Adapter maiting with the Breeze Upper Stage

After having been installed on the launch vehicle adapter the day before the spacecraft together with the adapter has undergone […]

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Sentinel-3A mated with the launch vehicle adapter

Today at L-10 days before the launch another important step was achieved at Sentinel-3A launch campaign. Namely, today the Sentinel-3A […]

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Combined operations started

Yesterday was the first day of the so called combined operations aiming at stacking the spacecraft on top of the […]

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Sentinel-3A fuelling commenced

The Spacecraft Team and the Launch Vehicle Team are now busy with fine-tuning the schedule for combined operations momentarily focusing […]

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GO for the fuelling of the Sentinel-3A satellite

Today the Rockot Launch Vehicle Team reported a successful dry-run on the launch pad with the ascent unit, the so […]

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Delay in launch system infrastructure certification calls for a pause of campaign activities

As part of the formalities for a launch approval by Russian authorities, the Rockot launch system infrastructure has to undergo […]

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Sentinel-3A back in testing mode

The Sentinel-3A launch campaign resumed with the removal of the satellite from its container. After clean room conditions had been […]

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Back to Plesetsk – A warm welcome at freezing weather conditions

The holiday break for the Sentinel-3A launch campaign is over. On January 11th, a charter flight from Moscow returned 22 […]

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Functional Testing Completed – Preparing for the Holidays

The Sentinel-3A satellite successfully passed the functional test series which kept the spacecraft team busy for the past two weeks. […]

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Launch Vehicle Dry Run – Testing the roll-out before taking Sentinel-3A onboard

The Breeze-KM upper stage has been equipped with the payload fairing; however without enclosing the Sentinel-3A spacecraft. The purpose of […]

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Going to the Launch Pad

A part of the satellite’s electronic ground support equipment was carried today into the Undertable Room, a vault directly underneath […]

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Rockot Launch Vehicle and Sentinel-3A Undergo Extensive Testing

So far, the Sentinel-3A satellite and the launch vehicle components, Rockot’s upper stage Breeze-KM and the payload fairing, are being […]

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Sentinel-3A satellite and Launch Vehicle Check-Outs Started

After arrival at the Rockot integration facility (MIK), the Sentinel-3A satellite was unloaded from its transport container and erected in […]

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Sentinel-3A Launch Campaign Commenced

The launch campaign for Sentinel-3A which is the next satellite of the European Commission’s Copernicus environmental monitoring programme has meanwhile […]

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