Vega launches SEOSAT-Ingenio and TARANIS

Vega launches SEOSAT-Ingenio and TARANIS

An Arianespace Vega launch vehicle (Flight VV17) launched two satellites, SEOSAT-Ingenio and TARANIS, from the Vega Launch Complex (SLV) in Kourou, French Guiana, on 17 November 2020, at 01:52 UTC (17 November, at 22:52 local time). SEOSAT-Ingenio is a high-resolution optical imaging mission, the first Spanish Earth observation satellite. TARANIS (Tool for the Analysis of RAdiation from lightNIng and Sprites) is the first satellite designed to observe luminous, radiative and electromagnetic phenomena occurring at altitudes of 20 to 100 km over thunderstorms.
Credit: Arianespace
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