Posts Tagged ‘Ariane 5’

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Ariane 5 suffers pad abort ahead of Intelsat 37e & BSAT-4a launch


Arianespace was set to conduct the fifth Ariane 5 launch of the year with the lofting of the Intelsat 37e & BSAT-4a satellites from Europe’s Spaceport in French…

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Satellite duo arrive in Kourou ahead of September Ariane 5 launch


Two spacecraft have completed their journeys to their Kourou launch site ahead of launching together on a September Ariane 5 mission. The BSAT-4a satellite has joined Intelsat 37e…

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Ariane 5 conducts dual payload launch for three providers


Arianespace has conducted the fourth Ariane 5 launch of the year with the lofting of the Inmarsat S EAN/HellasSat 3 and GSAT-17 satellites from Europe’s Spaceport in French…

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Ariane 5 conducts dual payload launch out of CSG


Following the interruption of a “social movement” that effectively shut down the Arianespace base of launch operations, the company launched its third mission in the space of less…

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Ariane 5 returns to action with SGDC and Koreasat-7 launch


Arianespace returned to action on Thursday with the long-awaited launch of its Ariane 5 rocket – following a delay caused by a local “social movement”. Ariane 5 lofted…

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Ariane 5 launches SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom-3S satellites


Arianespace conducted its first Ariane 5 launch of the year on Tuesday. The workhorse lofted the SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom-3S satellites from European Spaceport in Kourou, on a…

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Arianespace to close out 2016 with dual payload Ariane 5 launch


Arianespace’s final launch of the year involved the successful lift off of its Ariane 5 workhorse rocket on Wednesday. The launch vehicle was tasked with lofting the Star…

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Busy December to mark end of year global launch salvo


Up to 15 orbital launches are set to take place during a very busy December, not counting the opening mission of the month that resulted in the loss…

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Ariane 5 ES successfully launches Galileo quadruplets


An Ariane 5 ES rocket successfully launched four Galileo satellites from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Thursday. The launch of the FM-12 through FM-14 involved the…

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Ariane 5 launches Sky Muster II and GSAT-18


Ariane 5 continued Arianespace’s busy 2016 pace with her fifth launch of the year via the lofting of the Sky Muster II and GSAT-18 communication satellites on Wednesday….

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Ariane 5 sets new record via the lofting of Intelsat pair


Arianespace successfully launched its fourth Ariane 5 mission of the year with the deployment of two more telecommunication satellites from the European Spaceport in Kourou on Thursday. The…

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Arianespace aiming to compete via efficiency before reusability


Space industry stalwart Arianespace believes it will continue to compete in the global launch services market by focusing on innovation and efficiency with its upcoming Ariane 6 and…

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Ariane 5 launches Echostar 18 and BRIsat


Ariane 5 has returned to launch action for the third time this year with the lofting of the Echostar 18 and BRISAT satellites on Saturday. BRIsat is the…

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Ariane 5 successfully launches Eutelsat 65 West A


Arianespace has conducted its second Ariane 5 launch of the year with the lofting of the Eutelsat 65 West A relay satellite. Following a rare single passenger launch…

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Ariane 5 kicks off 2016 campaign with Intelsat 29e launch


Arianespace has opened its 2016 launch campaign with the lofting of the Intelsat 29e satellite on Wednesday. In a rare single passenger launch, the Ariane 5 was tasked…

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Ariane 5 successfully launches Arabsat-6B and GSAT-15


Arianespace has conducted its sixth Ariane 5 mission of the year with the launch of two more telecommunication satellites. Arabsat-6B and GSAT-15 rode uphill on the European workhorse,…

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Ariane 5 conducts dual launch for Australia and Argentina


Arianespace has conducted its fifth Ariane 5 mission of the year with the launch of two telecommunication satellites. Sky Muster (NBN Co 1A) and ARSAT-2 rode uphill on…

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ARSAT-2: Argentina consolidates as Latin American satellite leader


When Ariane 5 flight VA226 launches on September 30, the orbital slot for the 81 West geostationary position will finally get its long-term dweller that it has been…

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Ariane 5 conducts dual launch of Eutelsat 8 West B and Intelsat 34


Arianespace has conducted its fourth Ariane 5 mission of the year with the successful launch of two telecommunication satellites. Eutelsat 8 West B and Intelsat 34 rode uphill…

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Ariane 5 conducts MSG-4 and Star One C4 dual launch


Arianespace was back in action on Wednesday with its Ariane 5 successfully launching the Meteosat Second Generation-4 (MSG-4) and Star One C4 satellites. Launch from the European Spaceport…