Vega
Proba-V, VNREDSat 1A, ESTCube-1

Arianespace launch of a Vega Rocket

Watch Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Vega rocket as part of the Proba-V and VNREDSat 1A mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Mon, May 6th, 2013, 10:06 PM 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

Proba-V and VNREDSat 1A

Proba-V maps land cover and monitors vegetation growth across the globe. Launched along with Proba-V are the first Earth observation satellite for Vietnam, VNREDSat 1A, and the first Estonian satellite ESTCube-1. ESTCube-1 is also the first satellite in the world to attempt the use of an electric solar wind sail.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace

Rocket

Vega

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