Appointment of Flight VV15 inquiry commission

Posted on 05 Aug 2019 and read 619 times
Appointment of Flight VV15 inquiry commissionThe European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace have appointed an independent inquiry commission to analyse the
reasons for the failure of Flight VV15 and ‘define measures’ needed to ensure the resumption of Vega flights, while fulfilling all requisite safety and security conditions.

This inquiry commission is being co-chaired by the Inspector General of ESA and the senior vice-president (technical and quality) of Arianespace (www.arianespace.com).

Flight VV15, which carried the FalconEye1 satellite, was the first Vega failure after 14 successful launches in a row since being introduced at the Spaceport in French Guiana in 2012.

The Vega launch vehicle lifted off as scheduled on 10 July at 10:53pm (local time). About 2min later, a ‘launcher anomaly’ occurred shortly after ignition of the second stage, leading to the premature end of the mission.

Preparations for the next Ariane 5 launch are continuing at the Spaceport.

Be seen in all the right places!

Expo Manufactura 2020 Southern Manufacturing 2020 WIN Eurasia 2020 Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Midest (Global Industrie) 2020 MACH 2020 ITM Industry Europe 2020 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo

Machinery-Locator
The online search from the pages of Machinery Market.

HANKOOK VTB 160F – Fixed Rail 2-Axis Ram Type VTC
Factory Rebuilt – 2019
With Fanuc 18i-TB Control and 12-Station ATC
Table Diameter - 1,800mm
Heig
Factory Rebuilt – 2019 With Fanuc 18i-TB Control and 12-Station ATC Table Diameter - 1,800mm Heig...
Ward, T W CNC Machinery Ltd