Ensemble de Lancement Soyouz

The Ensemble de Lancement Soyouz (ELS) (in English Soyuz Launch Complex) is a launch complex at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou/Sinnamary, French Guiana.[1] It is used by Soyuz-ST rockets: modified versions of the Soyuz-2 optimised for launch from Kourou under Soyuz at the Guiana Space Centre programme.

Ensemble de Lancement Soyouz
Launch siteGuiana Space Centre
Short nameELS
OperatorArianespace
Launch pad(s)One
Launch history
StatusActive
Launches27
First launch21 October 2011
Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT / Galileo IOV 1+2
Last launch10 February 2022
Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT / OneWeb F13
Associated
rockets
Soyuz ST

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