Ariane 5 ES
Galileo FOC-15, FOC-16, FOC-17, FOC-18

Ariane 5 ES | Galileo FOC-15, FOC-16, FOC-17, FOC-18

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ES Rocket


Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ES rocket as part of the Galileo FOC-15, FOC-16, FOC-17, FOC-18 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Tue Dec 12th 2017 1:36 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 ES and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Galileo FOC-15, FOC-16, FOC-17, FOC-18

The Galileo constellation is ESA’s satellite navigation system and is expected to be completed by 2020. Galileo will provide Europe with an alternative to the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations, but will be interoperable with both systems.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ES

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