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 | 2 x Pléiades Neo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
June 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Vega-C | LARES-2 (Maiden flight)

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
July 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Vega-C | CSG-2

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Oct. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Mission: Earth Science

CSG-2 is an Earth observation satellite for Italian Space Agency, a part of the two-satellite constellation for reconnaissance purposes.


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Vega-C | 2 x Pléiades Neo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
June 1, 2021, midnight
Status: TBD
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
Dec. 1, 2021, midnight
Status: TBD
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
Jan. 1, 2022, midnight
Status: TBD
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: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Soyuz 2.1A Fregat-M
Success
4 days ago
Meridian-M No.19L
43/3 (43L) - Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Meridian is a series of communications satellite for military and civilian use.


Long March 2D
Success
4 days, 11 hours ago
XJS-C, XJS-D, XJS-E, XJS-F
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

These are four experimental satellites which will be used mainly to test some Earth observation technologies.


Ariane 5 ECA+
Success
5 days, 10 hours ago
JCSAT-17 & GEO-KOMPSAT-2B
Ariane Launch Area 3 - Kourou, French Guiana

JCSAT-17 is a Japanese communication satellite of SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation. Its payloads incorporate S-band, C-band and Ku-band transponders, w...


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
6 days, 17 hours ago
Starlink 4
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Antares 230+
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Cygnus CRS NG-13 (S.S. Robert H. Lawrence.)
Launch Area 0 A - Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

This is the 14th planned flight of the Orbital ATK's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 13th flight to the International Space Station und...