Launch of Soyuz ST-B Rocket with O3b 5-6 Sats (VS-08)


A Russian Soyuz ST-B rocket launched this evening, July 10th 2014 at 18:55 UTC from Kourou in French Guiana. The rocket carried four O3b satellites, 5, 6, 7 and 8 for O3b Networks. These satellites will join 1-4 which were launched last year in June. O3b provides satellite internet and mobile backhaul services through Ka-band transponders. This was the 8th Soyuz launch from French Guiana.

Source: Arianespace



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