Ariane 5 G
INSAT-3E, eBird 1, SMART-1

Ariane 5 G | INSAT-3E, eBird 1, SMART-1

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G Rocket


Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 G rocket as part of the INSAT-3A mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat Sep 27th 2003 7:14 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

INSAT-3A

INSAT-3A is a multipurpose satellite for providing telecommunications, television broadcasting, meteorological and search & rescue services. INSAT-3A payloads include Normal C-band transponders with expanded coverage from Middle East to South East Asia, Extended C-band transponders providing India coverage and Ku-band transponders providing India coverage. The satellite also carries one Data Relay Transponder (DRT) and one Satellite Aided Search and Rescue (SAS&R) payload. SAS&R payload has a global receive coverage with 406 MHz uplink and C-band downlink with India coverage for the relay of signals from distress beacons in sea, air or land.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 G

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