Vega | FLEX

Arianespace launch of a Vega Rocket

Launch Status
Date/Time May Change

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Vega rocket as part of the FLEX mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on Sat, Dec 31st, 2022, 7:00 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!



The Fluorescence Explorer (FLEX) satellite is a part of ESA's Earth Explorer program. The satellite will map vegetation fluorescence to quantify photosynthetic activity.


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.