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Arianespace's Vega rocket failure after lift-off caused by faulty wiring that changed its trajectory
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Arianespace's Vega rocket failure after lift-off caused by faulty wiring that changed its trajectory

It broke up in the atmosphere before falling into the Atlantic Ocean, destroying the two satellites it was carrying.

After being pushed back a few time, ESA's Vega rocket launched from French Guiana
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After being pushed back a few time, ESA's Vega rocket launched from French Guiana

The Vega rocket's last mission in July 2019 failed around two minutes after take-off because of an apparent structural failure that caused the launcher to split in two.

European Vega rocket carrying UAE satellite hit with first ever launch failure
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European Vega rocket carrying UAE satellite hit with first ever launch failure

A statement said that an anomaly occurred shortly after ignition of the second stage in the rocket.

Morocco successfully launches the Mohammed VI-A, an Earth observation satellite
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Morocco successfully launches the Mohammed VI-A, an Earth observation satellite

The satellite was launched by Arianespace's Vega rocket from French Guyana Space Centre on 7 November at 10.42 p.m. local time in Kourou.

Morocco to launch its Earth observation satellite on 8 November
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Morocco to launch its Earth observation satellite on 8 November

Mohammed VI-A satellite is an earth observation satellite built for the Kingdom of Morocco by Thales Alenia Space as system prime contractor.