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The rocket "Soyuz" with the Spanish satellite launched from Kourou

January 28, 2017 from the launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre at 04:03 Moscow time successfully launched carrier rocket "Soyuz-ST-B" with the Spanish telecommunications satellite Hispasat 36W-1. It is reported by the Federal Space Agency. After 9 minutes, 22 seconds after the start of nominally passed compartment upper stage and spacecraft from the third stage of the carrier rocket. Start Client device Hispasat 36W-1 is a Spanish company HISPASAT. The satellite is designed to provide a wide range of telecommunications services (digital television, high speed internet, mobile and fixed telephony) for Europe, the Canary Islands and South America.

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