Ariane 5 G
Atlantic Bird 1 & Meteosat 8

Ariane 5 G | Atlantic Bird 1 & Meteosat 8

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G Rocket

Watch the Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 G rocket as part of the Atlantic Bird 1 & Meteosat 8 mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Wed Aug 28th 2002 6:45 PM 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 G and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Atlantic Bird 1 & Meteosat 8

Atlantic Bird is a series of satellites operated by Eutelsat over the atlantic ocean. Operating at 12.5 degrees West. Meteosat 8 is a weather satellite operated by both ESA and EUMETSAT.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 G

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