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Pléiades Neo 3

Vega

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Pléiades Neo 3

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $37,000,000

Pléiades Neo is a constellation of four optical high-resolution Earth observation satellites built and operated by Airbus. It is a dual purpose constellation, serving both civilian and military purposes. Pléiades Neo 3 is the first satellite in the constellation which is to deliver imagery with spatial resolution of 30 cm. It is launched along with several rideshare payloads.

Pléiades Neo 3

Location


Ariane Launch Area 1

Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 1 has witnessed the launch of 49 rockets, including 49 orbital launch attempts, while Kourou, French Guiana, has been the site for 320 rocket launches.

Ariane Launch Area 1

Rocket


Avio S.p.A Vega

Vega is the smallest lifter in the current Arianespace family.

Vega

Agency


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.

Arianespace
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