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Arianespace orbits 600th satellite, the PRISMA Earth observation satellite for the Italian Space Agency

21 March 2019

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On its third launch of the year, Arianespace has successfully orbited the PRISMA Earth observation satellite on behalf of the ASI Italian space agency, within the scope of a contract with OHB Italia.

This was the first Vega launch in 2019, and the 14th successful launch in a row for this light launcher since its introduction at the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in 2012. The launch took place on Thursday, 21 March at 10:50 pm local time in French Guiana.

Source: Arianespace

Image credit: ASI - Artist's rendition of the deployed PRISMA satellite

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