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The successful launch of European Vega launcher with Ukrainian upper-stage engine
 


    On November 8, 2017, at 03:42:31 Kyiv time, European lightweight Vega LV has been successfully launched from Kourou Space Center in French Guiana.

    The cruise engine RD-843 of the LV's 4th stage was designed by Yuzhnoye SDO and manufactured by Yuzhmazh Production Association.

    The launch vehicle has injected into the near-Earth orbit the Mohammed VI-A ERS satellite.

    This launch has become the eleventh one within the Vega program and the third one in 2017. In just 5 years, Vega has delivered to orbit 26 satellites for 20 customers around the world.
 
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