Ariane 62

In-active Ariane

Arianespace (ASA)

None

Description

The Ariane 6 family is currently under development by the European Space Agency, with two variations including the Ariane 62 with two solid boosters intended for government and scientific missions.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    63.0 m
  • Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    530 T
  • Thrust
    10370 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ariane 62
  • Family
    Ariane
  • Variant
    62
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ariane 62
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $85000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    10350 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    6450 kg

Arianespace

Commercial
CEO: Stéphane Israël
ASA 1980

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.

Upcoming Spaceflights


Ariane 62 | 2 x Galileo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

Medium Earth Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Maiden Flight

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Ariane 62 | CSO-3

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2023
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Government/Top Secret

The CSO-3 (Composante Spatiale Optique-3 satellite is the third of three new-generation high-resolution optical imaging satellites for the French military, replacing the Helios 2 spy satellite series.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | 2 x Galileo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

Medium Earth Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG A1

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD March, 2025
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

First of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | 2 x Galileo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2025
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Payload consists of two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

Medium Earth Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG B1

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2025
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Second of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | ARIEL & Comet Interceptor

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD June, 2028
Status: To Be Determined
Mission: Planetary Science

Atmospheric Remote sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large survey mission (ARIEL) is an ESA telescope. During a 4-year mission, ARIEL will observe 1000 planets orbiting distant stars and make the first large-scale survey of the chemistry of exoplanet atmospheres. For a select number of exoplanets, ARIEL will also perform a deep survey of their cloud systems and study seasonal and daily atmospheric variations. ARIEL shares the ride with another ESA mission, Comet Interceptor. It consists of three spacecraft which will be positioned at the Sun-Earth Lagrange point L2, where they will wait for a long-period comet or an interstellar object to come by. Once the desired target appears, the spacecraft will separate and perform a flyby of the target, compiling a detailed 3D profile of a comet.

Sun-Earth L2
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG A2

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2031
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Third of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG B2

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2032
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Fourth of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG A3

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2038
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Fifth of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 62 | Metop-SG B3

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
TBD December, 2039
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

Sixth of EUMETSAT's second generation of Metop weather satellites.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 6 hours ago
Eutelsat 10B
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Eutelsat 10B is an all-electric geostationary communications satellite equipped with two multi-beam HTS Ku-band payloads able to provide a throughput…


Space Launch System (SLS)
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Artemis I
Launch Complex 39B - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Artemis I (previously Exploration Mission 1) is the first flight on Space Launch System and the second flight of Orion crew spacecraft. Mission is pl…


Ceres-1
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Jilin-1 High Resolution 03D-08, 51 to 54
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

5 new Earth observation satellites for the Jilin-1 commercial Earth observation satellites constellation.


Long March 4C
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Yaogan 34-03
Launch Area 4 (SLS-2 / 603) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Officially described as an optical remote-sensing satellite built by SAST.


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 6 days ago
Galaxy 31 & 32
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Galaxy 31, 32 are two geostationary communications satellites manufactured by Maxar and operated by Intelsat.