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


GSAT-11 is a 5725 kg Indian geostationary communications satellite is based on the new I-6K Bus and carry 40 transponders in the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies (32 Ka × Ku-Band Forward Link Transponders and 8 Ku × Ka band Return Link Transponders), which are 3-6 times more powerful than that used in existing indian communications satellites and capable of providing upto 10 Gbps throughput. The satellite was originally baselined to be launched by a GSLV Mk.3 rocket, but will now be put into orbit on a commercially procured Ariane launch.

Launch Window


NET: December 4th 2018 - 21:34 UTC

Open: December 4th 2018 - 21:34 UTC

Close: December 4th 2018 - 21:34 UTC

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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