Flight Profile - Vega VV07

(PeruSat-1 & 4 SkySat Satellites)

Time Event Altitude Velocity
T-0:04:00 Start of Synchronized Sequence
T-0 P80 First Stage Ignition & Liftoff
T+0:01:54 P80 Separation 51km 1.79km/s
T+0:01:54 Zefiro-23 Second Stage Ignition
T+0:03:38 Zefiro-23 Separation 121km 3.95km/s
T+0:03:59 Zefiro-9 Third Stage Ignition
T+0:04:04 Payload Fairing Separation
T+0:06:41 Zefiro-9 Separation 184km 7.57km/s
T+0:08:07 AVUM - 1st Main Engine Start
T+0:14:10 AVUM - 1st Shutdown 281km 7.85km/s
T+0:38:05 AVUM - 2nd Main Engine Start
T+0:39:34 AVUM - 2nd Shutdown 507km 7.69km/s
T+0:40:21 SkySat-4 Separation Command 506km 7.69km/s
T+0:40:23 SkySat-5 Separation Command
T+0:40:25 SkySat-6 Separation Command
T+0:40:28 SkySat-7 Separation Command
T+0:54:44 AVUM - 3rd Main Engine Start
T+0:55:31 AVUM - 3rd Shutdown 517km 7.73km/s
T+1:41:20 AVUM - 4th Main Engine Start
T+1:42:05 AVUM - 4th Shutdown 680km 7.61km/s
T+1:42:59 PeruSat-1 Separation Command 680km 7.61km/s
T+1:52:03 AVUM - Disposal Burn Start
T+1:52:18 AVUM - 5th Shutdown 685km 7.40km/s
T+2:06:38 Vega - End of Mission

Launch Info

Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Site: ZLV, French Guiana
Launch Date: September 16, 2016
Launch Time: 01:43:35 UTC

Payloads: PeruSat-1 (430kg), 4 x SkySat Gen 2 (110kg each)

Mission Duration: 2 Hours & 6 Minutes

Target Orbits

SkySat Gen 2:

Perigee: 491 Kilometers
Apogee: 508 Kilometers
Inclination: 97.4°


Perigee: 667 Kilometers
Apogee: 684 Kilometers
Inclination: 98.2°

Payload Configuration
Image: Arianespace
Image: Arianespace
Credit: Arianespace
Credit: Arianespace