Launch of European Sentinel-1A on Soyuz-STA Rocket (VS-07)

The first of a planned two satellites was launched into orbit today by a Russian Soyuz-STA rocket from Kourou in French Guiana at 21:02 UTC on April 3rd 2014. The European satellite – Sentinel-1A, will monitor land surface changes, arctic environment, marine environment and help map disaster areas during a crisis.

Source: Arianespace

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