First SmallGEO satellite launched by Soyuz from French Guiana – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Soyuz 2.1-b; Payload: Hispasat 36W-1; Date:28 January 2017, 0106 UTC; Launch Site: Sinnamary, French Guiana. The satellite separated from the Fregat upper stage 35 minutes after lift-off as planned and was deployed into geostationary transfer orbit. Contact with the spacecraft was established about 17 minutes later.

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