Syracuse 4B is a French military communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space. Heinrich Hertz (H2Sat) is a small geostationary communications satellite built by OHB System and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to explore and test new broadband communications technologies.
Successful deployment and AOS confirmed for both passengers. This concludes the career of Ariane 5.
Ariane 5 ECA+ is a variant of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift vehicle, with a taller ECA-D upper stage.
ArianeGroup (formerly Airbus Safran Launchers) is an aerospace company based in France. A joint venture between Airbus and Safran, the company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Issy-les-Moulineaux. It consists of three core arms: aerospace, defence and security.INFO WIKI
Launching at 7 p.m. local time (22:00 UTC), the final Ariane V lifted off on its 117th mission since its debut in...
One chapter in European access to space came to a close July 5 with the final launch of the Ariane 5, but the beginning of the next chapter faces additional delays.
The last launch of Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket went off without a hitch today. Carrying two communications satellites, one for Germany and one for France, it brought to a close […]
The Ariane 5 is set to fly for the very last time on Wednesday, July 5, sending government communication satellites for Germany and France into space. Also known as flight VA261, the rocket will launch from the Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG…