New Website Coming - 4th June 2018

It will be 7 years on March 13th since we launched SpaceVids back in 2011 and 5 years since the launch of the website - Since then the website has outgrown the Space sector and is in dire need of an upgrade. To mark the 5th anniversary we will be launching a brand new stunning website on April 2nd June 4th 2018, The new website will have all of the same videos along with historical data in a fully responsive view.

We have pushed launch back into June by a month to allow us to ensure the historical videos are all imported properly.

Launch of Inaugural Vega Rocket with Lares & AlmaSat-1 with 7 CubeSats

The first ever launch of the Vega rocket from French Guiana took place today, 13th February 2012, at 10:00 UTC precisely on time. The payload consists of two Italian satellites ñ ASIís LARES laser relativity satellite and the University of Bolognaís ALMASat-1 ñ as well as seven picosatellites provided by European universities: e-St@r (Italy), Goliat (Romania), MaSat-1 (Hungary), PW-Sat (Poland), Robusta (France), UniCubeSat GG (Italy) and Xatcobeo (Spain).

Source: ESA

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