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Arianespace Flight VA232 / Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36

Two telecommunications relay satellites were orbited today for Intelsat on an Ariane 5, extending Arianespace’s 30-plus-year partnership with this U.S. opera...

Liftoff of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 with Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36

Arianespace has successfully launched the Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 satellites for Intelsat, the world’s leading provider of satellite services. VA232 was...

Intelsat 33e & Intelsat 36

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana

Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 are communication satellites. Intelsat 33e will cover Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Intelsat 36 will cover Africa and South Asia. Both contain C-band transponders, Ku-band transponders and have an expected life span or about 15 years.

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: 296 Failures: 14 Pending: 35

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.

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Kourou, French Guiana

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