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Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 G+ | Rosetta
Ariane 5 G+ | Rosetta

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 Rosetta mission. The launch window for the Robotic Exploration mission was on Tue, Mar 2nd, 2004, 2:17 AM EST 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

Rosetta

Rosetta is a space probe built by the ESA, along with Philae, its lander, it intends to survery and study comet 67P/Churyumov-Garasimenko.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 G+

The Ariane 5 G+ had an improved EPS second stage, with a GTO capacity of 7,100 kg (15,700 lb) for a single payload or 6,300 kg (13,900 lb) for two. It flew three times in 2004, with no failures.

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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