Ariane 5 ECA
Hot Bird 7 & Stentor

Ariane 5 ECA | Hot Bird 7 & Stentor

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Hot Bird 7 & Stentor mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed Dec 11th 2002 5:21 PM 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 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Hot Bird 7 & Stentor

Hot Bird 7 was a French communications satellite for direct to home broadcasting services from geostationary orbit at a longitude of 13 degrees East. Stentor is an experimental programme to validate technologies to be integrated into the next generation of telecommunications spacecraft.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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