|Launch||8 November 2017, 01:42:31 UTC|
Mohammed VI-A is a dual-use high-resolution electro-optical Earth observation satellite for the Kingdom of Morocco. It had a launch mass of 1,110 kilograms (2,450 lb). It was deployed 55 minutes and 33 seconds after launch into an undisclosed sun-synchronous orbit, later known from its orbital elements to have a mean local time of the ascending node of 10:30 and an altitude of roughly 640 km.
It was the 64th Earth observation satellite launched by Arianespace.
The launch occurred from the ELV launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, on 8 November 2017 at 01:42:31 UTC (7 November 2017 at 22:42:31 local time). It was the 293rd Arianespace mission (the 10th in 2017), and the 11th successful Vega launch (the 3rd in 2017).
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