Ariane 5 ECA
Hellas Sat 3 (Inmarsat S EAN) & GSAT-17

Ariane 5 ECA | Hellas Sat 3 (Inmarsat S EAN) & GSAT-17

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 HellasSat-3 (Inmarsat S EAN) & GSAT-17 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Jun 28th, 2017, 4:59 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

HellasSat-3 (Inmarsat S EAN) & GSAT-17

Hellas-Sat 3 is a powerful telecommunications condominium satellite for Inmarsat and Hellas-Sat. The satellite will provide Mobile Satellite Services (MSS), Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) and Broadcast Satellite Services (BSS). It is equipped with Ka/S-band payload, 47 Ku-band transponders, 1 Ka-band transponder. Weighing 5900 kg at launch, the satellite is to reside in geostationary orbit in an orbital position 39° East, where it is expected to operate for about 15 years. GSAT-17 is a communication satellite with a lift off mass of 3425 kg and 6 KW power generation capacity. The satellite's commercial transponders include Ku-band, Normal C-band and Extended C-band transponders. It additionally carries a dedicated transponder for data relay (DRT) and search-and-rescue (SAR) services.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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