Arianespace

Ariane 5 ECA

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 108 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.

Vehicle Specifications


Ariane 5 ECA
GTO: 10500
LEO: None
Length: 57.7 m
Diameter: 5.4 m
Launch Mass: 780k kg
Thurst: 11400 kN
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Communications


Astra 2F is one of the Astra communications satellites owned and operated by SES, positioned at 28.2 degrees East. It provides digital TV, digital radio and multimedia services to the UK and Republic of Ireland. GSAT-10 is an Indian communication satellite operating at 83 degrees East to provide communication services to India.

Launch Window


NET: September 28th 2012 - 21:18 UTC

Open: September 28th 2012 - 21:18 UTC

Close: September 28th 2012 - 21:18 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut2JJncok8Q

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