Topics » Science & Technology   July 26, 2011

Soyuz Rockets Prepare for Liftoff From New Spaceport

Soyuz At Night

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Aerial of Soyuz Complex Entrance Inside the Launch Building TestingSoyuz LauncherSoyuz At NightSoyuz Staff At Kourou Beach Engines Soyuz Mission Control Soyuz Model on Bar

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.

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