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Vega VV01 all set for launch
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- Title Vega VV01 all set for launch
- Released 13/02/2012 10:38 am
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2012
The new Vega launcher passed its final hurdle on Saturday 11 February at Europe’s Spaceport, the Launch Readiness Review, and is ready for liftoff.
Flight VV01 will lift off from the new Vega launch site at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, carrying nine satellites into orbit: the LARES laser relativity satellite and ALMASat-1 from ASI with seven CubeSats from European Universities.