Ariane 5 ECA
Sky Muster II (NBN-Co 1B) & GSAT-18

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2   |   Video 3

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Sky Muster II (NBN-Co 1B) & GSAT-18 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Oct 5th, 2016, 4:30 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

Sky Muster II (NBN-Co 1B) & GSAT-18

NBN-Co 1B, nicknamed Sky Muster II, is a high-throughput communications satellite tasked with providing high-speed broadband service to rural and remote areas of Australia. Launched along with it is the Indian geostationary communications satellite GSAT-18.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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