The Soyuz launch ve­hi­cle car­ry­ing TET-1 af­ter launch on 22 Ju­ly 2012

The Soyuz launch vehicle carrying TET-1 after launch on 22 July 2012
The Soyuz launch ve­hi­cle car­ry­ing TET-1 af­ter launch on 22 Ju­ly 2012
Credit: DLR

The Soyuz launch vehicle carrying TET-1 after launch on 22 July 2012

On 22 Ju­ly 2012 at 08:41:39 CEST, the first small Ger­man satel­lite in the ‘On-Or­bit-Ver­i­fi­ca­tion’ (OOV) pro­gramme was car­ried in­to or­bit from the Cos­mod­rome in Baikonur, Kaza­khstan by a Rus­sian Soyuz launch ve­hi­cle. TET-1 is a tech­nol­o­gy testbed with 11 ex­per­i­ments on board that will be op­er­at­ed in space for a year.

On 22 July 2012 at 08:41:39 CEST, the first small German satellite in the ‘On-Orbit-Verification’ (OOV) programme was carried into orbit from the Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan by a Russian Soyuz launch vehicle. TET-1 is a technology testbed with 11 experiments on board that will be operated in space for a year.

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