Orbit booster displays a satellite of the European space Agency
Booster light class Vega with the European Aeolus satellite successfully launched from Kourou (centre spatial guyanais, GCC) in Latin America. Start completed at 18:20 local time, the broadcast of the launch live Arianespace is a company that services the launch of this site in French Guiana, reports TASS.
“The thrust of the engine is normal, the trajectory is normal,” – said in the mission control center the launch.
Initially, the launch of Vega from the spaceport GCC was to be held on Tuesday, but the start was postponed for a day due to adverse weather conditions. As explained then in Arianespace, the launch was prevented by strong winds in the area of the launch pad.
Orbit booster displays a satellite of the European space Agency (ESA) Aeolus. The Orbiter is designed to study the Earth’s atmosphere and aims to improve the quality of weather forecasts.
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