Mohammed VI-A

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

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

An Earth observation satellite for the Kingdom of Morocco. It was developed by Thales Alenia Space and Airbus. Satellite will be in particular used for mapping and land surveying activities, regional development, agricultural monitoring, the prevention and management of natural disasters, monitoring changes in the environment and desertification, as well as border and coastal surveillance.

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Arianespace Flight VV11 / MOHAMMED VI – A satellite

On its 11th consecutive success since entering service in 2012, Arianespace’s light-lift Vega launcher today orbited the MOHAMMED VI – A satellite for the Ki...

Arianespace Flight VV11 / MOHAMMED VI - A satellite

For its 10th launch of the year, and the 11th Vega mission since this launcher began its career at the Guiana Space Center in 2012, Arianespace will orbit th...

Décollage du Vol Vega 11, depuis le Centre spatial guyanais

Vega a lancé avec succès le satellite MOHAMMED VI - A, dédié à l’observation de la Terre. Le satellite a été développé par le consortium constitué de Thales ...

Arianespace Flight VV11 / Behind the Scenes of the Dream

On its 11th consecutive success since entering service in 2012, Arianespace’s light-lift Vega launcher today orbited the MOHAMMED VI – A satellite for the Ki...

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: 138 Failures: 7 Pending: 38

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

Pad: Ariane Launch Area 1


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