Soyuz Rockets Prepare for Liftoff From New Spaceport
Photo: ESA/ARIANESPACE/CNES/Corvaja/Patrick Aventurier
Soyuz At Night
The Soyuz launch vehicle that will be used at Europe's spaceport is
Soyuz ST-B. With an upgraded engine, it is the most powerful version of the famous Soyuz launcher, able to haul a 6,600 pound payload into orbit.