Vega Vega

Vega is the smallest lifter in the current Arianespace family.

Manufacturer Arianespace
Thrust 2974kN
Length 29.9m
Diameter 3.025m
LEO Capacity 1500kg
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost $37m

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

Type Commercial
Administrator CEO: Stéphane Israël
Launch Vehicles Ariane 5 | Vega
Spacecraft None
Ariane Launch Area 1
Ariane Launch Area 1
Location Kourou, French Guiana
Total Launches 46
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