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Vega: satellite in orbit for Earth observation
Built by TAS and Airbus for the Kingdom of Morocco
Vega, with its 13th mission from Kourou’s spaceport in French Guyana, has successfully placed in orbit Morocco’s Mohammed VI – B Earth Observation satellite, built by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus.The European launcher designed, developed and built by Avio in Colleferro (Rome), can orbit satellites up to 1,500 kg of mass and since its first launch in 2012 has completed 13 missions, all successful. In 20...
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