Ariane 5 ECA
SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7

Ariane 5 ECA | SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket


Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu May 4th 2017 4:31 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7

Both SGDC 1 and Koreasat 7 are geostationary telecommunications satellites. SGDC 1 is a 5800 kg satellite for Brazil, equipped with 50 Ka-band and 7 X-band transponders, and intended for both civil and military use. Koreasat 7 is to provide internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services to South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Satellite weighs around 3500 kg, and its operational lifetime is 15 years.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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