ArianeSpace Launches 12 Satellites with Vega Rocket in October 2023

ArianeSpace, a leader in space launch technology, will send twelve satellites into orbit using the Vega rocket in October of 2023.

Oct 7, 2023 - 17:20
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ArianeSpace Launches 12 Satellites with Vega Rocket in October 2023

ArianeSpace, a leader in space launch technology, will send twelve satellites into orbit using the Vega rocket in October of 2023. The satellites will be used to provide an array of services including Earth observation, mission communications, and governmental purposes.

According to a statement by ArianeSpace, the launch will take place from the Guiana Space Centre located in French Guiana. The launch vehicle will be a Vega-C, the newest version of the company’s rockets.ArianeSpace is confident that the launch can be accomplished as planned due to the flight-proven performance of the Vega rockets and their high level of reliability.

The satellites that will be launched as part of this mission are a mix of microsatellites, minisatellites, and cubesats. Combined, the satellites will have a total mass of 1,443 kilograms. This is the first time the company will launch this many satellites as part of a single mission. The twelve satellites will be deployed into three orbital planes.

The completion of this mission will mark a major milestone for ArianeSpace as they continue their journey towards making space more accessible and more efficient. The company is dedicated to providing innovative launch solutions for customers and hopes to continue to deliver successful missions in the future.