Live coverage: Vega rocket launches with Italian hyperspectral imaging satellite

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Vega rocket with the PRISMA hyperspectral imaging satellite for ASI, the Italian Space Agency. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Arianespace’s live video webcast begins at approximately 0130 GMT (9:30 p.m. EDT), and will be available on this page.