Ariane 5 G | Cluster

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 G rocket as part of the Cluster mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Jun 4th, 1996, 8:34 AM EDT from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 G and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Cluster

A constellation of four ESA spacecraft. These were intended to fly in a tetrahedral formation, and was inteded to conduct research into the Earth's magnetosphere.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 G

Arianespace

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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