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

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ES Rocket

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Arianespace was 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 was on Wed, Jul 25th, 2018, 7:25 AM EDT 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.


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.


Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ES


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.

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