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ArabSat-5A & COMS-1 (Chollian)

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Arabsat-5A is a Saudi Arabian communications satellite operated by Arabsat. It is used to provide television, internet and telephone services to Arabia, Africa and Europe. It operates at 30.5 degrees East. Chollian, or COMS-1, is operated by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, using it for communication, oceanography and meteorogical observation. Operating at 128.2 degrees East.

Ariane 5 ECA

Family: Ariane 5
Configuration: ECA

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

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    57.7 m
  • Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    780 T
  • Thrust
    11400 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ariane 5 ECA
  • Family
    Ariane 5
  • Variant
    ECA
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ariane 5 ECA
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    10500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

ArianeGroup

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CEO: André-Hubert Roussel Founded: 2015 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

ArianeGroup (formerly Airbus Safran Launchers) is an aerospace company based in France. A joint venture between Airbus and Safran, the company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux. It consists of three core arms: aerospace, defence and security.

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Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

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