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Vega March 6, 2017

Liftoff of the Vega mission with Sentinel-2B

Arianespace’s latest Vega mission is now underway following today’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

This flight will last just under 58 minutes from liftoff to separation of the Sentinel-2B payload, which will be placed into a Sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of approximately 786 km.

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  • More details on Vega Flight VV09 are available in the launch kit:
Vega Flight VV09
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Vega March 4, 2017

Vega is cleared for Arianespace’s March 6 liftoff with Sentinel-2B

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