Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Soyuz STA/Fregat rocket as part of the CSO 1 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission is on December 18, 2018 16:37:14 UTC from Soyuz Launch Complex, Kourou/Sinnamary. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz STA/Fregat and experience the excitement for yourself.
The CSO 1 (Composante Spatiale Optique 1) satellite is the first of three new-generation high-resolution optical imaging satellites for the French military, replacing the Helios 2 spy satellite series.