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Arianespace loses Vega rocket shortly after launch

Thursday 11 July 2019 | 13:45 CET | News
Arianespace lost its Vega rocket and its payload shortly after launch of its VV15 mission due to a major anomaly. The mission's payload was UAE' FalconEye1 communications satellite. The fault occurred approximately two minutes after liftoff and made the launcher deviate from its course before falling into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Vega
Countries: World
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