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Vega returns to flight: mission accomplished
53 micro and nanosatellites deployed into Sun-Synchronous orbit.-VIDEO
Today’s mission from Kourou’s spaceport in French Guiana marked a success for Vega’s return to flight. The European launcher, designed, developed and built by Avio, has placed in orbit 7 microsatellites weighing from 15 kg to 150 kg, along with 46 smaller CubeSats in a single rideshare thanks to the innovative SSMS (Small Spacecraft Mission Service) payload adapter. The spacecraft are to serve various...
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