Ariane 5 GS | Syracuse 3A & Galaxy 15

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 GS Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 GS rocket as part of the Syracuse 3A & Galaxy 15 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Oct 13th, 2005, 6:32 PM EDT 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 GS and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Syracuse 3A & Galaxy 15

Syracuse 3A is a powerful communication satellite for the French Ministry of Defence. Galaxy 15 is a PanAmSat telecommunications satellite operating at 133 degrees West, used to provide communications to North America.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 GS

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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