|Launch||21 November 2018, 01:42:31 UTC|
The payload, composed of the Mohammed VI-B satellite, its adapter, and its dispenser, was approximately 1,184 kilograms (2,610 lb) in total mass.
Mohammed VI-B, similar to the Mohammed VI-A satellite launched a year before onboard Vega flight VV11, is a dual-use high-resolution electro-optical Earth observation satellite of the Kingdom of Morocco. It had a launch mass of 1,108 kilograms (2,443 lb). It was deployed 55 minutes and 21 seconds after launch into an undisclosed sun-synchronous orbit, later known from its orbital elements to be phased with Mohammed VI-A, also with a mean local time of the ascending node of 10:30 and an altitude of roughly 640 km.
The launch occurred from the ELV launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, on 21 November 2018 at 01:42:31 UTC (20 November 2018 at 22:42:31 local time). It was the 302nd Arianespace mission (the 9th in 2018), and the 13th successful Vega launch (the 2nd in 2018).
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