Rocket: Vega
Cargo: LARES, ALMASat 1, Cubesats
Date: Feb. 13, 2012
Time: 1000 GMT
(5:00 a.m. EST)
Site: ZLV, Guiana Space Center

Launch story

Liftoff photos

Payload overview

Vehicle diagram

Countdown timeline

Launch timeline

Assembly complete

Payload stacking

Vega revealed

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By Stephen Clark

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