Soyuz Embargo Grounds More than a Dozen Satellite Missions Written 11 March 2022


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Space News reports that the Soyuz rocket’s “sudden exit from the global stage has left more than a dozen non-Russian satellite missions without clear paths to orbit.” Phil Smith, a BryceTech analyst, “said the sudden, indefinite removal of Soyuz from the market ‘puts some customers in a lurch.’ And while ‘options exist’ thanks to ‘new capability being introduced’ this year by Arianespace and others, ‘prompt rescheduling will be challenging as these companies have existing backlogs.’”
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