Ariane 5 G | Eutelsat 28A & BSAT-2a

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G Rocket

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 G rocket as part of the Eutelsat 28A & BSAT-2a mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Mar 8th, 2001, 5:51 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Eutelsat 28A & BSAT-2a

Eutelsat 28A is a commercial communications satellite used for digital television, covering Europe and NW Africa. BSAT-2a is a geostationary, commercial communications satellite used for direct television broadcasting across Japan.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 G


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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