Arianespace

Ariane 5 G

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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 G

Configuration: G
Family: Ariane 5

Vehicle Specifications


Ariane 5 G
GTO: 6900
LEO: 12200
Length: 57.0 m
Diameter: 5.4 m
Launch Mass: 737k kg
Thurst: None kN
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Earth Science


A constellation of four ESA spacecraft. These were intended to fly in a tetrahedral formation, and was inteded to conduct research into the Earth's magnetosphere.

Launch Window


NET: June 4th 1996 - 12:34 UTC

Open: June 4th 1996 - 12:34 UTC

Close: June 4th 1996 - 12:34 UTC

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou