Arianespace

Ariane 5 G

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 108 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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MaqSat 3 was a dummy satellite to test the Ariane Vehicle. ARD was the Advanced Reentry Demonstrator, built by ESA. This is developed for experimental purposes to validate reentry techniques.

Launch Window


NET: October 21st 1998 - 16:37 UTC

Open: October 21st 1998 - 16:37 UTC

Close: October 21st 1998 - 16:37 UTC

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Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou


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