GSAT-11 & GEO-KOMPSAT-2A

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana

GSAT-11 is an Indian geostationary communications satellite. It is based n the new I-6K Bus and carry 40 transponders in the Ku-band and Ka-band frequencies. GEO-KOMPSAT 2A is a South Korean geostationary meteorological satellite developed by KARI. The satellite will be used for weather and space weather observation.

Watch the Launch

Additional Media

Arianespace Vol VA246 - GSAT-11 et GEO-KOMPSAT-2A (FR)

English version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvUUYaPaEao Pour son dixième lancement de l’année 2018, le sixième réalisé avec Ariane 5, Arianespace s...

Arianespace Flight VA246– GSAT-11 and GEO-KOMPSAT-2A (EN)

Version Française ici: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fjVCUIeq6I For its 10th launch of 2018, the sixth of the year using an Ariane 5 vehicle, Arianespace ...

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

Arianespace

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 138 Failures: 7 Pending: 38

Agency Type: Commercial

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.

INFO WIKI

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad: Ariane Launch Area 3


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