Arianespace

Ariane 5 ECA

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 108 Failures: 5 Pending: 36

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


MEASAT-3b is a communications satellite operating at 91.5 degrees East with MEASAT-3 and MEASAT-3a. Optus 10 is a communications satellite serving many customers operating in a geostationary orbit at 164 degrees East.

Launch Window


NET: September 11th 2014 - 22:05 UTC

Open: September 11th 2014 - 22:05 UTC

Close: September 11th 2014 - 22:05 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


Links


Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PxkdoQIuZ8

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