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Vega C pronto per il lancio. L’interstadio 2/3 frutto della ricerca CIRA

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Vega C ready for launch - The Interstage 2/3 is the result of CIRA research



ESA's new medium-lift Vega-C rocket is nearly ready for its inaugural flight, with its four fully-stacked stages now ready for payload integration, final checks and launch from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.  Flight VV21 will lift off as soon as 7 July, pending suitable conditions for launch.

Vega-C represents a dramatic capability boost compared to its predecessor, Vega, which has flown since 2012, increasing Vega's 1.5 t to about 2.2 t in a reference 700 km polar orbit.

​Vega-C features, among others novelties, a composite grid Interstage 2/3, produced by AVIO using a technology developed at CIRA, in the Composite Prototypes Laboratory. It is the first example in Europe of a flying composite grid structure manufactured by Parallel Robotic Dry Winding (CIRA patent) and Infusion.

About Vega-C inaugural flight:

ESA - Vega-C set for inaugural launch

ESA - Vega

ESA - Vega-C stacks up for inaugural flight VV21


 

 

Vega C ready for launch - The Interstage 2/3 is the result of CIRA research<img alt="" src="https://www.cira.it/PublishingImages/interstadio%202_3%20vega%20C.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.cira.it/en/space/accesso-allo-spazio-satelliti-ed-esplorazione/interstadio-grid/vega-c-pronto-per-il-lancio-l’interstadio-2-3-frutto-della-ricerca-cira/Vega C ready for launch - The Interstage 2/3 is the result of CIRA researchVega C ready for launch - The Interstage 2/3 is the result of CIRA research<p style="text-align:justify;"><br><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">ESA's new medium-lift Vega-C rocket is nearly ready for its inaugural flight, with its four fully-stacked stages now ready for payload integration, final checks and launch from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.  Flight VV21 will lift off as soon as 7 July, pending suitable conditions for launch.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Vega-C represents a dramatic capability boost compared to its predecessor, Vega, which has flown since 2012, increasing Vega's 1.5 t to about 2.2 t in a reference 700 km polar orbit.<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Vega-C features, among others novelties, a composite grid Interstage 2/3, produced by AVIO using a technology developed at CIRA, in the Composite Prototypes Laboratory. It is the first example in Europe of a flying composite grid structure manufactured by Parallel Robotic Dry Winding (CIRA patent) and Infusion.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">About Vega-C inaugural flight:<br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Space_Transportation/Vega/Vega-C_set_for_inaugural_launch" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">ESA - Vega-C set for inaugural launch</span></a><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Space_Transportation/Vega" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">ESA - Vega</span></a><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><a href="https://www.esa.int/Enabling_Support/Space_Transportation/Vega/Vega-C_stacks_up_for_inaugural_flight_VV21" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0">ESA - Vega-C stacks up for inaugural flight VV21</span></a>​<br></p><p><br></p>2022-06-22T22:00:00Z

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