The Soyuz rocket with a weather satellite was launched from Kourou

Ракета Союз с метеоспутником стартовала с космодрома Куру

Start of the carrier rocket Soyuz with the satellite MetOp-S

Rocket Soyuz-ST was launched from Kourou in French Guiana. It brought to an intermediate orbit, the spacecraft MetOp-C.

The Russian booster Soyuz-ST from the meteorological satellite MetOp-aboard on Wednesday, November 7, was successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana.

The launch took place at 9: 47 local time. The launch was scheduled for 6 October, but was postponed due to adverse weather conditions in the upper layers of Earth’s atmosphere.

The satellite MetOp-owned European organization of satellite meteorology (EUMETSAT). It allows you to predict the weather for the period from 12 hours to 10 days.

Instant replay! Watch (and re-watch) #Soyuz lift off from the Spaceport in French Guiana with @EUMETSAT’s #METOPC satellite. pic.twitter.com/ot81VHZg3h

— Stéphane Israël (@arianespaceceo) 7 Nov 2018

We will remind, earlier in China, the launcher crashed a rocket of a private company. In addition, the European mission to mercury was launched.

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