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Mating of Vega's AVUM fourth stage
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- Title Mating of Vega's AVUM fourth stage
- Released 19/12/2011 4:46 pm
- Copyright ESA - M. Pedoussaut, 2011
Vega preparations are moving full speed ahead at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. On 17 December 2011, the AVUM – Attitude & Vernier Upper Module – liquid-propellant fourth stage was added to the vehicle.
The launch window for Vega’s maiden flight, VV01, opens on 26 January and closes in the first week of February.