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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Communications


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Launch Window


NET: March 8th 2001 - 22:51 UTC

Open: March 8th 2001 - 22:51 UTC

Close: March 8th 2001 - 22:51 UTC

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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