Photos: Vega rocket


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From Kuru cosmodrome launched booster light class Vega.

March 7, from Kourou in French Guiana successfully launched the carrier rocket light class “VEGA” with the Ukrainian engine.

About it writes the Economic truth with reference to Arianespace.

S Kourou uspsa startovala rocket-stick Vega
Marsoui dvigun ( 4th stupenya of rossolini I vigotovlennya in Ukraine.#GloryToUkraine

— Petro Poroshenko (@Poroshenko) on 7 March 2017.

A carrier with a Ukrainian engine launched the satellite Sentinel-2B.

The launch is part of the Copernicus programme, implemented by the European space Agency on the initiative of the European Commission.

The mass of the satellite is more than 1 ton, the unit provides monitoring of land and ocean .