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.


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


Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1 is built by SSL and operates in geostationary orbit at 25.5 degrees East. GSAT-7 is a multi-band military communications satellite developed by ISRO for the Indian Navy. It operates at 74 drgees East.

Launch Window

NET: August 29th 2013 - 20:30 UTC

Open: August 29th 2013 - 20:30 UTC

Close: August 29th 2013 - 20:30 UTC

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou




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