>The launch of Starsem flight ST14 and a Soyuz-Fregat rocket carrying Venus Express.
The mission successfully launch from Baikonur launch
pad number 6 at 03:33:34 UT 9 November 2005.
|9 Nov 05||04:33||Launch|
|9 Nov 05||06:30||Receipt of first telemetry via New Norcia (earliest)|
|9 Nov 05||07:10||End of Automatic Separation Sequence|
|9 Nov 05||13:30||Spacecraft 3-axis stabilised (normal mode)|
|10 Nov 05||07:38||Trajectory Correction Calibration|
|10 Nov 05||17:04||Switch to High Gain Antenna 2|
|11 Nov 05||07:34||Trajectory Correction Manoeuvre (TCM 1)|
|11 Nov 05||16:00||End of LEOP|
|13 Dec 05||End of Near Earth Commissioning Phase (NECP)|
|11 Apr 06||Venus Orbit Insertion (VOI)|
|7 May 06||Venus Orbit achieved / start Commissioning|
|4 Jun 06||Start Routine Operations|