High-altitude winds over the Spaceport in French Guiana have resulted in the decision by Arianespace and the European Space Agency to postpone tonight’s Vega mission with three satellite payloads and ALTS subsystem manufactured by  TEMIS.A new launch date will be decided based on the evolution of the weather conditions....

ALTS SubSystem passed its final tests that carries to the chronology repetition for the incoming countdown.The link with the receiving ground stations has been successfully validated and the ALTS is now ready for flight. ...

The ALTS Subsystem verification, after the integration of VESPA dual payload dispenser, was succesfully completed thanks to TEMIS personnel in the Guyana Space Center.      The VV02 PAC is ready to be integrated into the fairings while the ALTS EGSEs will be installed in CDL3 (centre de lancement 3)...

TEMIS concludes the environmental test campaign over the IAPU, Video Camera Assemblies and Telemetry Transmitter that will be used for the next VEGA flight (VV02) as part of the ALTS  subsystem. ELV ALTS responsible defines the TRB and DRB milestones successfully achieved and all the equipments provided by TEMIS are now in Kourou spaceport (French Guiana) waiting for the final integration on the VEGA Launcher.The VEGA VV02 flight, with the ALTS mission, is planned for the 20th April 2013 at...