Arianespace

Ariane 5 ECA

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 109 Failures: 5 Pending: 35

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


Badr-6 is a satellite as part of the fourth generation of Arab communication satellites. It is inteded to create an integration of social and cultaral activities among the Arab League countries. Protostar I is a satellite built by SSL and operated at 98.5 degrees East providing communications.

Launch Window


NET: July 7th 2008 - 21:47 UTC

Open: July 7th 2008 - 21:47 UTC

Close: July 7th 2008 - 21:47 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY0DpeHY1d4

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