Europa’s Vega C rocket fails on 2nd mission, 2 satellites lost | Popgen Tech


The second mission of Europe’s new Vega C rocket did not go according to plan.

The medium-body Vega C lifted off from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 8:47 p.m. EST (10:47 p.m. local time; 0147 GMT on Dec. 21) on Tuesday (Dec. 20), carrying two satellites for Airbus ‘ Pléiades Neo Earth imaging constellation.


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