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Vega successfully orbits Sentinel-2B on ninth flight from Guiana Space Centre- CNES’s four centres in the spotlight
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Publishing date:March 7, 2017
Monday 6 March, Vega accomplished a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting Sentinel-2B, the fifth satellite of the Copernicus constellation. The launch, conducted on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) to serve the European Union (EU) and its citizens, was the third this year from the CSG and Vega’s ninth flight since 2012.