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Inmarsat S EAN Satellite Launch

Watch LIVE on YouTube as we bring you all the excitement of our European Aviation Network satellite launch from French Guiana in real-time! Catch all the act...

Arianespace Flight VA238 / Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN and GSAT-17

Arianespace has successfully launched the Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN “condosat” – composed of two payloads for operators Hellas Sat and Inmarsat; as well as...

Arianespace Flight VA238 / Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN and GSAT-17

The 80th consecutive success for Arianespace’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 lofted two satellites today, delivering new capacity for use in the distribution of TV and...

Arianespace Flight VA238 / Behind the Scenes of the Dream

The 80th consecutive success for Arianespace’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 lofted two satellites today, delivering new capacity for use in the distribution of TV and...

Arianespace Vol VA238 / Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN et GSAT-17 (VF)

Arianespace a lancé avec succès le « condosat » composé des deux charges utiles Hel-las Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN pour les opérateurs Hellas Sat et Inmarsat, ains...

HellasSat-3 (Inmarsat S EAN) & GSAT-17

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Hellas-Sat 3 is a powerful telecommunications condominium satellite for Inmarsat and Hellas-Sat. The satellite will provide Mobile Satellite Services (MSS), Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) and Broadcast Satellite Services (BSS). It is equipped with Ka/S-band payload, 47 Ku-band transponders, 1 Ka-band transponder. Weighing 5900 kg at launch, the satellite is to reside in geostationary orbit in an orbital position 39° East, where it is expected to operate for about 15 years. GSAT-17 is a communication satellite with a lift off mass of 3425 kg and 6 KW power generation capacity. The satellite's commercial transponders include Ku-band, Normal C-band and Extended C-band transponders. It additionally carries a dedicated transponder for data relay (DRT) and search-and-rescue (SAR) services.

Ariane 5 ECA

Family:
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
  • 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

ArianeGroup

(AG)

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

Agency Type:

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.

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