Ariane 5 G | INSAT-3B & AsiaStar

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G Rocket

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 G rocket as part of the INSAT-3B & AsiaStar mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Tue, Mar 21st, 2000, 6:28 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

INSAT-3B & AsiaStar

INSAT-3B is an Indian communications satellite which was built and operated by ISRO. AsiaStar is a US communications satellite operated by 1worldspace, operating at a geostarionary orbit at 105 degrees east.

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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