Arianespace

Ariane 5 ECA

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 108 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.

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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


Intelsat 17 is an SSL built geostationary communications satellite operating at 66 degrees East, to replace the aging Intelsat-702. HYLAS-1 is a british satellite in geostationary orbit, to provide High Definition Television and broadband services to help poor covered parts of Europe. It will be stationed at 33.5 degrees West.

Launch Window


NET: November 26th 2010 - 18:39 UTC

Open: November 26th 2010 - 18:39 UTC

Close: November 26th 2010 - 18:39 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npXSWMM7hxM

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