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Vega anomaly during launch of European Earth observation satellites


Vega anomaly during launch of European Earth observation satellites Arianespace suffered another issue with its Vega rocket during the launch two Earth observation satellites named SEOSAT-Ingenio and TARANIS for Spain and France, respectively. Liftoff from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana, was on time at 01:52:20 UTC on Tuesday, 17 November — which is 20:52:20 EST on Monday, 16 November). Vega was aiming place the two satellites into sun-synchronous orbits at slightly different orbital inclinations and altitudes. The status of the mission remains unknown.    More



(Source: NASASpaceFlight.com - Nov 17)

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