Flight Profile - Vega VV10

(VENµS & OPTSAT-3000)
Launch Timeline

Time Event
T-0:04:00 Start of Synchronized Sequence
T-0 P80 First Stage Ignition & Liftoff
T+0:01:57 P80 Separation
T+0:01:58 Zefiro-23 Second Stage Ignition
T+0:03:40 Zefiro-23 Separation
T+0:04:03 Zefiro-9 Third Stage Ignition
T+0:04:08 Payload Fairing Separation
T+0:06:42 Zefiro-9 Separation
T+0:07:52 AVUM - 1st Main Engine Start
T+0:07:52 Burn Duration: 6 Min & 17 Sec
T+0:14:09 AVUM - 1st Shutdown
T+0:40:37 AVUM - 2nd Main Engine Start
T+0:40:37 Burn Duration: 1 Min & 25 Sec
T+0:42:02 AVUM - 2nd Shutdown
T+0:42:49 OPTSAT-3000 Separation
T+0:52:04 Separation of VUP Adapter
T+0:53:05 AVUM - 3rd Main Engine Start
T+0:53:05 Burn Duration: 58 Seconds
T+0:54:03 AVUM - 3rd Shutdown
T+1:35:20 AVUM - 4th Main Engine Start
T+1:35:20 Burn Duration: 1 Min & 4 Sec
T+1:36:24 AVUM - 4th Shutdown
T+1:37:17 VENµS Separation
T+1:47:19 AVUM - 5th Main Engine Start (Deorbit)
T+1:48:37 AVUM - 5th Shutdown

Launch Info

Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Site: ZLV, Guiana Space Center
Launch Date: August 2, 2017
Launch Time: 01:58:33 UTC

Payloads: OPTSAT-3000, VENµS (632 kg)

Mission Duration: 1 Hour & 37 Minutes

Target Orbits


Type: Sun Synchronous Orbit
Altitude: 450 Kilometers
Inclination: 97°


Type: Sun Synchronous Orbit
Altitude: 720 Kilometers
Inclination: 98°

Payload Configuration
Image: Arianespace
VV10 Flight Profile - Image: Arianespace
VV10 Flight Profile - Image: Arianespace