JUICE (JUpiter ICy moons Explorer)

Overview

Destination: Heliocentric N/A
Mission: Planetary Science

Heliocentric N/A Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana

JUICE is an ESA mission to study some of the Jupiter's moons: Ganymede, Callisto and Europa.

Ariane 64

Family: Ariane
Configuration: 64

The Ariane 6 family is currently under development by the European Space Agency, with two variations including the Ariane 64 with four solid boosters intended for government and scientific missions.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    63.0 m
  • Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    860 T
  • Thrust
    19370 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ariane 64
  • Family
    Ariane
  • Variant
    64
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ariane 64
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $90000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    21650 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    11500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    5000 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    14900 kg

Arianespace

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 120 Failures: 7 Pending: 27

Agency Type: Commercial

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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