The future of the Vega program is called Vega E (Evolution). The new launcher vehicle is currently under development. The Vega E rocket will be the ideal product for small satellites at an affordable launch price. The launcher will have a three stage configuration,leveraging on the P120C and Z40 motors developed for Vega C anda new greener upper stage called M10, which will use liquid oxygen and liquid methane as propellants.
The maiden flight of Vega E is scheduled in 2026.