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Décollage du vol Vega 12 depuis le CSG

Ce 22 août, Vega a parfaitement réussi sa mission en plaçant sur orbite le satellite Aeolus de l'Agence spatiale européenne depuis le Centre Spatial Guyanais...

Arianespace Flight VV12 - Aeolus (EN)

Pour regarder le lancement en Français, veuillez cliquer ici: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7gfsU5ss2s

ADM-Aeolus

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Ariane Launch Area 1 Kourou, French Guiana #Aeolus

ADM-Aeolus is an Earth observation satellite build by Airbus Defense and Space for ESA. Its goal is to directly observe wind profiles from space on a global scale and provide data that could improve weather forecasting and advance understanding of atmospherics dynamics and climate. The Aeolus satellite weighs around 1366 kg and will fly in low sun-synchronous orbit at about 400 km altitude. There it will be monitoring weather around the world for 3 years.

Vega

Family: Vega
Configuration:

Vega is the smallest lifter in the current Arianespace family.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    29.9 m
  • Diameter
    3.025 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.6 m
  • Launch Mass
    137000 T
  • Thrust
    2974 kN
Family
  • Name
    Vega
  • Family
    Vega
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Vega
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $37000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1450 kg

Arianespace

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 141 Failures: 8 Pending: 33

Agency Type: Commercial

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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Kourou, French Guiana

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