Posts Tagged ‘Ariane 5’

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Ariane 5 ECA dual launch with ST-2 and GSAT-8


Arianespace have launched two telecommunications satellites via their Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle. The two passengers – ST-2 and GSAT-8 – are being lofted into their respective transfer…

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Ariane ECA launches with Yahsat 1A and Intelsat on second attempt


Arianespace have launched with Yahsat 1A and Intelsat New Dawn telecommunications satellites via the Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle on Friday, the same vehicle which suffered a rare…

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Ariane 5 ECA ends 2010 by launching Koreasat 6 and Hispasat 1E


Arianespace have concluded their sixth, and final, Ariane 5 ECA launch for 2010, as their workhorse vehicle launched with its dual passengers – Koreasat 6 and Hispasat 1E….

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Ariane 5 ECA launches with HYLAS 1 and Intelsat 17


Arianespace are back on the pace, with another dual launch taking place on Friday via their Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle. The European workhorse is lofting HYLAS 1…

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Ariane 5 ECA launches with dual payloads, before Eutelsat W3B fails


Arianespace were back in action on Thursday evening with the dual launch via their Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle. The European workhorse lofted the Eutelsat W3B and BSAT-3b…

Ariane 5 ECA launches at third attempt with Arabsat 5A and COMS 1


Arianespace have finally launched their second mission of the year via the Ariane 5 ECA, following issues that resulted in two scrubs.  The workhorse launched with the Arabsat 5A…

Ariane 5 ECA finally launches with Astra 3B and COMSATBw 2 satellites


Arianespace’s delayed opening launch of 2010, with the Astra 3B and COMSATBw 2 satellites, has launched from the European Spaceport in French Guiana via the Ariane 5 ECA….

LIVE: Ariane 5 ECA launches with NSS 12 and THOR 6


Arianespace have launched their six mission of the year via the latest flight of the Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle. The workhorse is carrying the NSS 12 and THOR-6 telecommunication…

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Ariane 5 ECA launches with Amazonas 2 and COMSATBw-1


Arianespace have launched their fifth mission of the year via their latest flight of the Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle. The workhorse launched with the Amazonas 2 and…

LIVE: Ariane 5 ECA launches with JCSAT-12 and Optus D3


Arianespace’s Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle lifted-off with two space two telecommunication satellites – JCSAT-12 and Optus D3 – on Friday, and successfully placed them into their transfer…

Ariane 5 ECA launches with the giant TerreStar-1 satellite


Arianespace were back in action on Wednesday, with the launch of their Ariane 5 ECA and a single passenger, the TerreStar-1 communications satellite. Launch from the European Spaceport…

Ariane 5 ECA launches with Herschel and Planck observatories


Arianespace’s Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle has lifted off to place two space telescopes into orbit on Thursday, launching from the European Spaceport in French Guiana at 13:12 GMT….

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Ariane 5 ECA launches HOT BIRD 9 and W2M


An Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle has launched for the sixth and final time in 2008, lofting the HOT BIRD 9 and W2M telecommunication satellites into orbit…