Vega | PerúSAT-1 / SkySat 4-7

Arianespace launch of a Vega Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Vega rocket as part of the PerúSAT-1 / SkySat x 4 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu, Sep 15th, 2016, 9:43 PM EDT from Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Vega and experience the excitement for yourself.


PerúSAT-1 / SkySat x 4

Launch VV07 from Arianespace launched 5 earth imaging satellites into a sun-synchronous orbit. PerúSAT-1 weighs 450kg and is able to capture images with a resolution of 70cm. The smaller Skybox satellites, each weighing 120kg, is able to achieve a resolution of approximately 1 meter.


Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana



Vega is the smallest lifter in the current Arianespace family.


Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.