Ariane 5 GS

In-active Ariane 5

Arianespace (ASA)

None

Description

Specifications
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Ariane 5 GS
  • Family
    Ariane 5
  • Variant
    GS
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ariane 5 GS
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

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.

Ariane 5 GS | Helios 2B

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Dec. 18, 2009, 4:26 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Helios 2B is a French reconnaissance system jointly funded by the French and Spanish governments.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Ariane 5 GS | RASCOM-QAF 1 & Horizons-2

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Dec. 21, 2007, 9:42 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

RASCOM-QAF 1 is the first satellite dedicated to the African continent. It operates at 2.85 degrees East, providing telecommunication services. Horizons-2 is a communications satellite owned by Horizons Satellite a joint venture between SKY Perfect JSAT Group and Intelsat. It operates at 74 degrees West.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Ariane 5 GS | Intelsat 11 & Optus D2

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Oct. 5, 2007, 10:02 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

Intelsat 11 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat and located at 43 degrees West, serving the Americas market. Optus D2 is a communications satellite serving many customers.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Ariane 5 GS | INSAT-4A, Meteosat 9

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Dec. 21, 2005, 10:33 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

Insat-4A is a communication satellite intended for providing high quality telecommunication and broadcasting services. Operating at 83 degrees East. Meteosat 9 is a Geostationary satellite for Earth Radiation observation.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Ariane 5 GS | Syracuse 3A & Galaxy 15

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Oct. 13, 2005, 10:32 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

Syracuse 3A is a powerful communication satellite for the French Ministry of Defence. Galaxy 15 is a PanAmSat telecommunications satellite operating at 133 degrees West, used to provide communications to North America.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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Ariane 5 GS | Thaicom 4

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Aug. 11, 2005, 8:20 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

A high throughput satellite built by SSL for Thaicom. Porivdes broadband in the Asia Pacific region at incredible speeds.

Geostationary Transfer Orbit
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