Ariane 5 ECA
Al Yah 3 & SES-14

Ariane 5 ECA | Al Yah 3 & SES-14

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

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Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Al Yah 3 & SES-14 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Thu Jan 25th 2018 5:20 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is . Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Al Yah 3 & SES-14

Al Yah 3 is a geostationary communications satellite built by Orbital ATK for Yahsat. It weighs 3790 kg, carries 53 Ka-band user beams and 4 gateway beams, and is intended for 15 years of operation in orbit. Al Yah 3 will provide telecommunication services to Africa and Brazil. SES-14 is also a communications satellite to be placed in geostationary orbit, replacing NSS-806 satellite. SES-14 coverage includes the Americas and the North Atlantic Region. Spacecraft also carries a hosted payload for NASA, Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission, which will be imaging Earth's thermosphere and ionospehere for two years.


Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

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