Vega | PRISMA

Arianespace launch of a Vega Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Vega rocket as part of the PRISMA mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Thu, Mar 21st, 2019, 9:50 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.

Mission

PRISMA

PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) is a medium-resolution hyperspectral imaging mission of the Italian Space Agency ASI. The mission can provide a unique contribution to the observations of natural resources and in the study of key environmental processes

Location

Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Vega

Vega is the smallest lifter in the current Arianespace family.

Arianespace

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.

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