langue fr ARIANESPACE - 16/11/2021

Flight Arianespace VV20 CERES

· On November 16, Arianespace successfully carried out its 20th Vega launch (VV20), its 12th launch of the year and the third with the Vega light launcher. It was also the 300th launch by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Center.

· The mission orbited three CERES satellites, developed for the French armed forces with French defense procurement agency DGA as contracting authority and with the assistance of the French space agency CNES.

· This latest mission by Vega once again shows Arianespaces ability to support the most innovative satellite-based solutions from institutional customers.