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Launcher for Mars Express undergoes successful test flight

Launcher for Mars Express undergoes successful test flight

8 February 2000

The first Soyuz-Fregat launch vehicle, of the type that will launch Mars Express in June 2003, was launched successfully from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan today.

A further test launch will be conducted in March before the launch of ESA's Cluster 2 satellites by two Soyuz-Fregats in June and July.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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