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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 ...

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.

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

ArianeGroup

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CEO: André-Hubert Roussel Founded: 2015 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

ArianeGroup (formerly Airbus Safran Launchers) is an aerospace company based in France. A joint venture between Airbus and Safran, the company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux. It consists of three core arms: aerospace, defence and security.

INFO WIKI

Kourou, French Guiana

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