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Biomass

Vega

Arianespace

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Mission

Biomass

Type: Earth Science
Launch Cost: $37,000,000

Biomass is an Earth observation satellite launched as a part of ESA Earth Explorer program. It will be using a P-band synthetic aperture radar to collect data on the height of forests, allowing scientists to determine the amount of biomass and carbon stored there.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 1

Kourou, French Guiana

312 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou, French Guiana

Agency

Arianespace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ASA
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Founded: 1980
Launchers: Ariane 5 | Vega

Country: FRA

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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