Metop-SG B1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Metop-SG B1 1
31 JAN 2025
Soyuz Launch Complex
Second of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.
Soyuz STB Fregat
The 2.1b version adds an upgraded engine (RD-0124) with improved performance to the second stage. First launch took place from Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 43 on 26 July 2008 with a classified military payload. The 2.1b/ST version is sometimes called Soyuz ST-B.