Ariane 5 ECA
EDRS-C/HYLAS 3

Ariane 5 ECA | EDRS-C/HYLAS 3

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

TBD

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the EDRS-C & HYLAS 3 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Tue, Jul 23rd, 2019, 8:00 PM EDT from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

EDRS-C & HYLAS 3

EDRS-C is one of the two EDRS (European Data Relay System) satellites. EDRS is the European constellation of two geostationary data relay satellites that will relay information and data between satellites, spacecraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and ground stations. Broadband communications payload called HYLAS 3 is placed on EDRS-C satellite, and is to complement HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2 satellites already in orbit.

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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