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Vega April 28, 2014

Vega Flight VV03: Postponed due to non-compliant behavior of the launcher’s payload ventilation umbilical

Arianespace’s Vega mission with the KasEOSat-1 satellite was postponed when non-compliant behavior of the launcher’s payload ventilation umbilical was observed during final countdown following the mobile service gantry’s withdrawal.

In compliance with its quality policy, Arianespace has decided to perform an inspection of the SLV launch site.

This inspection will take a few hours, and a decision regarding the launcher’s flightworthiness will be made tomorrow, April 29.

Vega April 25, 2014

It's a “go” for Arianespace's Vega launch with Kazakhstan's first Earth observation satellite

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