Ariane 5 ECA | Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 & Horizons 3e

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 Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 & Horizons 3e mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Tue, Sep 25th, 2018, 6:38 PM EDT 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

Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 & Horizons 3e

Azercosmos-2/Intelsat-38 is a geostationary telecommunications satellite. As the name suggests, satellite will be used jointly by Azercosmos and Intelsat. Horizons-3e, also known as IS-H3e, is a high throughput geostationary communications satellite ordered by Horizons Satellite, a joint venture of Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT Group. The spacecraft is designed and manufactured by Boeing on the Boeing-702MP platform.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Arianespace

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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