UPDATE: SCRUBBED DUE TO WEATHER – high-altitude winds. Next launch attempt to be announced. In the meantime here is a Launch Campaign video.
After a couple of days delay due to weather it looks like Arianespace will launch VV15 with FalconEye1 for the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates.
Spaceport: French Guiana / Guiana Space Center
The Vega VV15 launch is number fifteenth Vega launch since 2012 and is Ariane’s sixth launch of the year.
According to Arianespace’s website:
The targeted launch date for the mission – designated Flight VV15 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system – is July 7, at the following precise liftoff timing:
- 9:53:03 p.m., Washington D.C., USA time
- 10:53:03 p.m., Kourou, French Guiana time
- 1:53:03 Universal Time (UTC), on July 8
- 3:53:03 a.m., Paris, France time, on July 8
- 5:53:03 a.m., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) time, on July 8.