Ariane 5 ECA+ | JCSAT-17 & GEO-KOMPSAT-2B

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA+ Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA+ rocket as part of the JCSAT-17 & GEO-KOMPSAT-2B mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Tue, Feb 18th, 2020, 5:18 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA+ and experience the excitement for yourself.


Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA+

Ariane 5 ECA+ is a variant of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift vehicle, with a taller ECA-D upper stage.


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.