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Vega places Optsat-3000 and Venus satellite into orbit: successful launch -2 VIDEO
Rome, Italy - Tenth mission for the launcher
Ten out of ten: it is the nth success the tenth mission by Vega departed from CNES base, European space center, of Kourou in French Guyana. Liftoff from the Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana took place on 1 August at 22:58 local time (03:58 on 2 August in Italy), the Vega engines with a thurst of 200 kilonewton placed two satellites for the Earth observation into orbit: Optsat 3000 and Venus, placed...
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