Arianespace Live Event

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STATUS: LAUNCHED

Next live event: Ariane Flight VV16.

Launch Date: Tentatively tonight.
Launch Window: 01:51 UTC (9:51 p.m. EDT)
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Payload: Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS).

About: For its sixth mission in 2020 and the first Vega flight of the year, Arianespace will orbit 53 satellites on the Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS) Proof of Concept (PoC) flight, performed on behalf of 21 customers.

Canadian companies with satellites onboard include exactEarth, GHGSat and Kepler Communications.

Background story: Arianespace VV16 Mission to launch GHGSat, Kepler and exactEarth satellites

Launch Video: The live launch video will be able approximately 20 – 60 minutes before the launch window opens depending on the mission.

Launch Replay

Press Kit

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