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Mission


PRISMA

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $37,000,000

PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) is a medium-resolution hyperspectral imaging mission of the Italian Space Agency ASI. The mission can provide a unique contribution to the observations of natural resources and in the study of key environmental processes

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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