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Arianespace Flight VA254 – Star One D2 / EUTELSAT QUANTUM (EN)

Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 launch from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for Friday, July 30, during a launch window from...

Eutelsat Quantum Liftoff

The first flight of Ariane 5 in 2021 delivers two satellites into space, including the ESA-backed telecommunications satellite Eutelsat Quantum.Learn more ab...

Arianespace Vol VA254 – Star One D2 / EUTELSAT QUANTUM (FR)

Le prochain lancement d'Arianespace utilisant le lanceur Ariane 5 depuis le Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) de Kourou en Guyane française, est prévu pour le ve...

Star One D2 & Eutelsat Quantum

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Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana VA254

Star One D2 is a 6.2 tons satellite built by Space Systems Loral for operator Star One, subsidiary of Brazilian Embratel. Its architecture is based on a SSL-1300 platform and equipped with C, X, Ku and Ka-band transceivers. It will provide communications services to Latin America for at least 15 years. Eutelsat Quantum is an experimental communications satellite carrying a payload able to be reconfigured by software. It is developed by ESA, Eutelsat and Airbus Defence and Space.

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Updates

spacevogel • July 30, 2021, 9:56 p.m.


spacevogel • July 30, 2021, 9 p.m.

Liftoff!


Cosmic_Penguin • July 20, 2021, 2:16 p.m.

New launch date and time from Arianespace


Ariane 5 ECA+

Family: Ariane 5
Configuration: ECA+

Ariane 5 ECA+ is a variant of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift vehicle, with a taller ECA-D upper stage.

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
    10200 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Arianespace

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 127 Failures: 7 Pending: 34

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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