Arianespace

Ariane 5 ES

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 108 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

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-2 is the Automated Transfer Vehicle operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) to resupply the international space station (ISS) with propellant, water, air and dry cargo. After 8 days in orbit it docked to the ISS on 24th February 2011.

Launch Window


NET: February 16th 2011 - 21:50 UTC

Open: February 16th 2011 - 21:50 UTC

Close: February 16th 2011 - 21:50 UTC

Watch the Launch



Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts59DRL2vv0

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