Ariane 5 ECA
BepiColombo

Ariane 5 ECA | BepiColombo

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

TBD

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the BepiColombo mission. The launch window for the Planetary Science mission is on Thu Oct 4th 2018 8:00 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

BepiColombo

BepiColombo is a joint mission of the ESA and the JAXA to the planet Mercury. The mission comprises two satellites to be launched together: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO). The mission will perform a comprehensive study of Mercury, including its magnetic field, magnetosphere, interior structure and surface.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace
Algerian Space Agency

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

Arianespace
EADS Astrium Space Transportation
Astrium Satellites
European Space Agency
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