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  • Sentinel-3A Earth-observing satellite successfully launches from Plesetsk

    Tomasz NowakowskiFebruary 16th, 2016

    Europe successfully launched the Sentinel-3A satellite on Tuesday, Feb. 16, expanding its fleet of Earth observation spacecraft. The satellite lifted off from Site 133/3 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 12:57 p.m. EST (17:57 GMT) atop a Russian Rokot booster.

  • European Sentinel-3A Earth observation satellite ready for launch from Plesetsk

    Tomasz NowakowskiFebruary 15th, 2016

    A Russian Rokot booster stands ready at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, in northern Russia. It is primed to send a European Earth-observing satellite into space on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The Sentinel-3A spacecraft is scheduled to lift off from Plesetsk’s Site 133/3 at 12:57 p.m. EST (17:57 GMT).