Ariane 5 ECA | Spaceway F2, TELKOM-2

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Spaceway F2, TELKOM-2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Nov 16th, 2005, 6:46 PM 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 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Spaceway F2, TELKOM-2

Spaceway F2 is part of a constellation of direct broadcast satellites operating at 99.2 degrees West serving DirecTV customers. Telkom-2 is a communications satellite operating at 118 degrees East, improving communications coverage accross Indonesia, souteast Asia and India.


Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.


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.