Arianespace

Ariane 5 ES

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 112 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 ES

Configuration: ES
Family: Ariane 5

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Communications


The Galileo constellation is ESA’s satellite navigation system and is expected to be completed by 2020. Galileo will provide Europe with an alternative to the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations, but will be interoperable with both systems.

Launch Window


NET: July 25th 2018 - 11:25 UTC

Instantaneous launch window.

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou