[email protected] first contact with main GCS ARIBRA at 9.32. The first signal has been received after the switch-on telecommand was sent by the Chief of Operations at ARIBRA.
It has been released from P-POD1 4245 seconds after lift off. The mission LEOP has just started. First contact with the main GCS at ARIBRA is expected at 16.40 this afternoon.
The launcher completed its mission with the successful injection into orbit of nine satellites. More info at esa.int.
Vega Flight VV01 has been postponed to February 13, 2012. Vega is scheduled for liftoff in a two-hour launch window during 10:00-12:00 GMT (11:00-13:00 CET). Read more on esa.int.