Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 & GSAT-31

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana

Hellas Sat 4/SaudiGeoSat 1 is a geostationary communications satellite to be used jointly by Hellas Sat and KACST. It will provide advanced telecommunications capabilities, including television, internet, telephone and secure military communications to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Another passenger of the launch is an Indian communications satellite GSAT-31.

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Additional Media

[Live] Ariane 5 launch VA247

Ariane 5 orbiting two telecommunications satellites from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou : Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 and GSat-31 on Febr...

VA247 - Décollage d'Ariane 5 le 05/02/2019

Ralentis du décollage de la 1ere Ariane 5 de 2019. A son bord, deux satellites de télécommunication, HS4/SGS-1 et GSAT-31 : le premier pour des clients Saoud...

[Direct] Décollage d'Ariane 5 VA247

Mise en orbite des satellites de télécommunications Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 et GSat-31 le 05/02/19 par la fusée Ariane 5 ECA depuis le C...

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: 138 Failures: 7 Pending: 38

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.

INFO WIKI

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad: Ariane Launch Area 3


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