Vega | LISA Pathfinder

Arianespace launch of a Vega Rocket

Launch Status
Success

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Vega rocket as part of the LISA Pathfinder mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Wed, Dec 2nd, 2015, 11:04 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 1 Kourou, French Guiana. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Vega and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 1

Kourou, French Guiana

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.