Ariane 5 ECA
Intelsat 33e & Intelsat 36

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Intelsat 33e & Intelsat 36 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Aug 24th, 2016, 6:00 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

Intelsat 33e & Intelsat 36

Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 are communication satellites. Intelsat 33e will cover Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Intelsat 36 will cover Africa and South Asia. Both contain C-band transponders, Ku-band transponders and have an expected life span or about 15 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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