Soyuz rocket with Galileo satellites successfully launched from Kuru cosmodrome

The launch took place at 03:19 Moscow time. Initially, the launch of the Soyuz-ST-B launch vehicle & nbsp; from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana & nbsp; was scheduled & nbsp; for December 2, but was & nbsp; postponed due to bad weather. It was reported that the & nbsp; decision was made due to & nbsp; high-altitude wind. December 4, the launch was canceled eight & nbsp; minutes before the start. Two Galileo FOC navigation satellites will be launched into orbit for the global navigation European satellite system Galileo. Истoчник aif.ru Engines of the upper stage “ Fregat '' were launched approximately 19 minutes after the start. Russian launch vehicle Soyuz-ST-B with the upper stage 'Fregat' and two Galileo satellites launched from the Kuru cosmodrome, according to the Roscosmos website. & nbsp; It is also reported that the mission will last 3 hours 51 minutes.