november, 2017

08nov01:42Vega VV11 • MN35-A

Event Details

Launch Date: November 8, 2017
Launch Window: 01:42:31 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Operator: Arianespace
Launch Site: ZLV (ELA-1), Guiana Space Center, French Guiana
Payload: MN35-A (Morocco EO Sat 1)
Spacecraft Manufacturer: Airbus & Thales Alenia
Satellite Operator: Government of Morocco

 

Europe’s Vega rocket, embarking on its eleventh mission, will lift the MN35-A Earth-Imaging Satellite for the Moroccan government, the first of two EO satellites purchased by Morocco from European satellite manufacturers Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia. Based on the AstroSat-1000 satellite platform, MN35-A hosts a Thales-built instrument to capture high-resolution imagery for environmental monitoring and reconnaissance purposes. VV11 is the third Vega launch of 2017.

 

Mission Resources:

Mission Updates

📺 Live Launch Coverage

🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Vega

🛰 Payload Overview: Mohammed VI-A Satellite

Countdown Timeline

Flight Profile

Launch Weather

📍 Launch Site Schedule

Time

(Wednesday) 01:42

Location

ZLV Guiana Space Center

Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou 97387, Französisch-Guyana

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