Ariane 5 ES
Galileo FOC-19, FOC-20, FOC-21, FOC-22

Ariane 5 ES | Galileo FOC-19, FOC-20, FOC-21, FOC-22

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ES Rocket

TBD

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ES rocket as part of the Galileo FOC-19, FOC-20, FOC-21, FOC-22 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Tue Jul 24th 2018 8:00 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Galileo FOC-19, FOC-20, FOC-21, FOC-22

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
Arianespace
Algerian Space Agency

Rocket

Ariane 5 ES

Arianespace
EADS Astrium Space Transportation
Astrium Satellites
European Space Agency
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