"The launch of the Soyuz-ST-B carrier rocket with Galileo spacecraft is scheduled for December 1, 2021," Roscosmos said in a statement.

The launch will take place from the Kourou Cosmodrome in French Guiana.

Earlier it was reported that European partners are studying the proposal of Roskosmos to create an infrastructure for manned launches of the Russian Soyuz-2 rocket from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana.