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Arianespace Clears Soyuz for Launch With France’s CSO-2 Earth Observation Satellite

December 28, 2020

Via: ASD News

The year-ending Arianespace flight has been authorized for tomorrow, December 28, with France’s CSO-2 satellite passenger – which is to be deployed during a mission lasting just under one hour following its 1:42 p.m. liftoff (local time) from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

The approval by Arianespace for this mission – designated as Flight VS25 in the company’s launcher family numbering system – was given at the conclusion of the launch readiness review performed today, which confirmed the preparedness of Soyuz, along with the CSO-2 satellite, the Spaceport’s launch site infrastructure, and the network of tracking stations.

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