Arianespace

Ariane 5 ECA

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 111 Failures: 5 Pending: 36

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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Launch Vehicle


Ariane 5 ECA

Configuration: ECA
Family: Ariane 5

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

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Communications


ABS-2 is an Indian digital direct-broadcast television satellite operating at 75 degrees. Athena-Fidus is a French-Italian telecommunication satellite providing high-throughput secure communications to French and Italian armed force and emergency services. Operating in geostationary orbit.

Launch Window


NET: February 6th 2014 - 21:30 UTC

Instantaneous launch window.

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1HnqXpIGBM

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