Arianespace Successfully Launches VEGA Rocket with PerúSAT-1 and Four Terra Bella Satellites for Google

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Arianespace successfully launches VEGA with 5 satellites.

Arianespace has successfully launched the PerúSAT-1 satellite, within the scope of a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the Peruvian space agency CONIDA, and the SkySat-4 to -7 satellites for American operator Terra Bella, a Google company.

The launch took place on September 15 at 10:43:35 pm local time from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.

Designated Flight VV07, this was Arianespace's seventh launch of the year and also the seventh consecutive successful launch by Vega, the latest member of the Arianespace launcher family, introduced at the Guiana Space Center in 2012. Vega is especially well suited to the dynamic Earth observation market. With this launch it starts full-fledged commercial operation, and already has nine future launches in its order book.

Launch Video

Full Launch Mission Video

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