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  1. GUIANA SPACE CENTRE- 16TH VEGA MISSION TO VALIDATE NEW SMALL SPACECRAFT MISSION SERVICE (SSMS)

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    August 27, 2020

    Tuesday 1 September, Vega will lift off from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) carrying 53 satellites for 21 customers on the proof-of-concept flight of the new Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS). The launch will be the fourth this year from the CSG and the first for Vega, which will be making its 16th flight since entering service at the launch base in 2012.

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  2. GUIANA SPACE CENTRE- 16TH VEGA MISSION TO VALIDATE NEW SMALL SPACECRAFT MISSION SERVICE (SSMS)

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    June 12, 2020

    Thursday 18 June, Vega will lift off from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) carrying 53 satellites for 21 customers on the proof-of-concept flight of the new Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS). The launch will be the third this year from the CSG and the first for Vega, which will be making its 16th flight since entering service at the launch base in 2012.

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  3. Next Soyuz mission from CSG to launch COSMO-SkyMed, CHEOPS, ANGELS, EyeSat and OPS-SAT

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    December 13, 2019

    Tuesday 17 December, Soyuz will lift off for the 23rd time from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana, carrying COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation for the Italian space agency ASI and the Italian Ministry of Defence, CHEOPS for the European Space Agency (ESA), ANGELS and EyeSat for CNES, and OPS-SAT for operator Tyvak on behalf of ESA. This will be Soyuz’s third launch from the CSG in 2019 and the ninth flight of the year in all from the base.

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  4. Soyuz successfully orbits CosmoSkyMed Second Generation, CHEOPS, ANGELS, EyeSat and OPS-SAT from Guiana Space Centre

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    December 18, 2019

    Wednesday 18 December, Soyuz accomplished a flawless launch from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, orbiting COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation for the Italian space agency ASI and the Italian Ministry of Defence, CHEOPS for the European Space Agency (ESA), ANGELS and EyeSat for CNES, and OPS-SAT for operator Tyvak on behalf of ESA. Soyuz thus accomplished its 23rd mission from the CSG, its third launch in 2019 and the ninth flight of the year in all from the base.

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  5. Next Vega mission to orbit PerúSAT-1 and SkySats-4, 5, 6 and 7 satellites

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    September 12, 2016

    Thursday 15 September, Vega will lift off from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana carrying PerúSAT-1, Peru’s first Earth-observation satellite, and SkySats-4, 5, 6 and 7, four Earth-observation microsatellites. This will be the seventh launch this year from the Guiana Space Centre and Vega’s seventh flight.

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  6. Vega launches successfully on seventh flight from Guiana Space Centre

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    September 16, 2016

    Friday 16 September, Vega accomplished a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) on its seventh successful mission since its maiden flight in 2012, orbiting PerúSAT-1, Peru’s first Earth-observation satellite, and SkySats-4, 5, 6 and 7, four Earth-observation microsatellites.

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  7. Venus Express to launch on November 9

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    November 7, 2005

    After a launch delay of several days, Venus Express is now all set to go. The European spacecraft dedicated to studying the atmosphere of Venus will launch atop a Soyuz-Fregat vehicle on 9 November from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. CNES is a partner on this mission.

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