Arianespace

Ariane 5 ES

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 109 Failures: 5 Pending: 35

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 ES

Configuration: ES
Family: Ariane 5

Vehicle Specifications


Ariane 5 ES
GTO: None
LEO: 20000
Length: 45.7 m
Diameter: 5.4 m
Launch Mass: 746k kg
Thurst: 11400 kN
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Resupply


ATV-1 is the Automated Transfer Vehicle operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) to resuplly the international space station (ISS) with propellant, water, air and dry cargo. After three weeks of orbit testing it rendezvoused with the ISS on 3rd April 2008.

Launch Window


NET: March 9th 2008 - 04:03 UTC

Open: March 9th 2008 - 04:03 UTC

Close: March 9th 2008 - 04:03 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ4m8iNk0D4

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