Vega (disambiguation)


Vega (disambiguation)

Vega is the brightest star in the constellation Lyra.

Vega may also refer to:

Astronomy and aerospace

* Vega (crater), a crater on the Moon
* Vega (launcher), a planned European Space Agency launch system
* Vega program, a series of Soviet Venus-Halley space missions

Transportation

* "Vega" (ship), the Swedish steamship used by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld on his expedition through the Northeast passage
* Chevrolet Vega, an American automobile model from the 1970s
* Facel Vega, a French builder of luxury cars in the late 1950s
* Lockheed Vega, a six-passenger monoplane built by Lockheed in 1927
* Percival Vega Gull, a 1930s aircraft

Organizations and businesses

* Vega (radio network), two radio networks in Australia, broadcasting into Sydney and Melbourne
* Vega Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed
* VEGA Group PLC, a U.K. consulting company
* YLE Radio Vega, a Finnish radio channel broadcasting in Swedish
* Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA), a US-based international economic development group
* WEGA, pronounced "vega", a German audio/video manufacturer purchased by Sony

Places

* Vega, Norway
* Vega, Haninge, Sweden
* Vega, Texas
* Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
* Vega Alta, Puerto Rico

Fiction

* Vega (planet), a fictional planet in Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" universe
* Vega ("Street Fighter"), a character in the "Street Fighter" video game series
** M. Bison, a "Street Fighter" character named Vega in Japan
* Vega in fiction, many references to the star in science fiction
* Vega Obscura, a character from the anime series "Zoids: New Century Zero"
* General Vega, a character from the video game "Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun"
* King Vega, the villain in the anime series "Ufo Robot Grendizer"
* Vic Vega, or Mr. Blonde, a main character in the film "Reservoir Dogs"
* Vincent Vega, a main character in the film "Pulp Fiction"
* Vega, a character in the anime series "Gear Fighter Dendoh"
* Zorro, or Don Diego de la Vega, a fictional masked hero and swordsman

Music

* Vega (band), a Turkish alternative rock band
* Vega (singer), or Mercedes Mígel Carpio, Spanish singer
* Fiel a la Vega, a Puerto Rican rock band

Other uses

* Vega (surname), a list of people with this Spanish surname
* Vega (finance), sensitivity of option price to volatility
* VEGA computer algebra system, mathematical software
* Vega Group, or Vympel, a Russian special forces unit
* Vega machine, electrodiagnostic device sometimes used in alternative medicine
* Vega Tamotia, Indian actress
* Vertebrate and Genome Annotation Project, a bioinformatics database
* Grass valley, or vega or valle

ee also

* Vegas (disambiguation)
* Vegan (disambiguation)


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