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 | OneWeb

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
July 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Ariane 62 | 2 x Galileo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Oct. 1, 2020, midnight
Status: TBD
Unknown Mission

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


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Ariane 62 | 2 x Galileo

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
March 1, 2021, midnight
Status: TBD
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
Oct. 1, 2021, midnight
Status: TBD
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 | ARIEL & Comet Interceptor

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
June 1, 2028, midnight
Status: TBD
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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