Timeline of Soyuz launch with CSG 1 and CHEOPS
Live coverage: Soyuz launches from French Guiana
ESA satellite set for launch to measure sizes of exoplanets
Italian radar satellite, European exoplanet telescope to launch on Soyuz next year
The Italian government has decided to launch two next-generation radar reconnaissance satellites on Soyuz and Vega rockets from French Guiana, and a European Space Agency telescope to study the structures of planets around other stars will likely ride to orbit as a co-passenger on one of the missions.