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Gone in 120 seconds: Arianespace aims for stars, misses, as UAE satellite launch fails


WTF uses this rocket

Vega book cost is $37m per launch for just 1,450kg to LEO.

A used Falcon9 launch is about the same cost now and can do 13,500kg to the same orbit.

The UEA could have launch both sats on the same Flacon 9 for the same price as this one on a Vega rocket.

Falcon9 does more successful launches per year than the Vega has ever done and after this failure is actully more reliable including its earlier failures.

Just dont use a Northrop Grumman deployment (use SpaceXs as that works).

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