Vega-C

In-active Vega

Arianespace (ASA)

None

Description

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
    30.1 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    136 T
  • Thrust
    2974 kN
  • Apogee (Sub-Orbital)
    1000 km
Family
  • Name
    Vega-C
  • Family
    Vega
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Vega-C
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Arianespace

Commercial
CEO: Stéphane Israël
ASA 1980

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.

Upcoming Spaceflights


Vega-C | LARES-2 (Maiden flight)

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
April 30, 2022, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Vega-C | KOMPSAT-7

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
July 31, 2022, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Earth Science

KOMPSAT-7 is the follow-up model of KOMPSAT-3A whose mission is to provide high-resolution satellite images to satisfy South-Korea’s governmental and institutional needs.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Vega-C | Space Rider

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Sept. 30, 2023, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Vega-C | Ital-GovSatCom

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Jan. 1, 2024, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Vega-C | CSG-3

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Dec. 31, 2024, midnight
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

CSG-3 is an Earth observation satellite for the Italian Space Agency, part of a reconnaissance constellation using synthetic aperture radars operating in the X-band.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Soyuz STB
Success
20 hours, 26 minutes ago
2 x Galileo
Soyuz Launch Complex - Kourou, French Guiana

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.


Falcon 9
Success
2 days, 21 hours ago
Starlink 4-3
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 48 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system - as well as 2 BlackSky…


Long March 3
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
ChinaSat 1D
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The FH 2 (Feng Huo 2) series are reportedly the second generation of chinese military comsats and data relay satellites. They provide both C-band and…


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Kosmos 2552 (EKS 5/Tundra 5)
43/4 (43R) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

The Tundra or EKS (meaning Unified Space System) series of satellites is the next generation of Russian early warning satellites.


Kuaizhou
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Shiyan 11
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Unknown Chinese satellite reported for technology development purposes.