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The business end of IXV's Vega rocket

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The business end of IXV's Vega rocket The first stage solid rocket motor of an Arianespace Vega rocket burns brightly, blasting ESA's IXV away from the launch pad.

ESA / S. Corvaja

Original image data dated on or about February 11, 2015.

Most ESA images can be reused for noncommercial purposes as long as they are properly credited. For more information and other uses, read ESA's copyright notice.

 

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