Ariane 5 ECA
Spainsat & Hot Bird 7A

Ariane 5 ECA | Spainsat & Hot Bird 7A

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch the Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Spainsat & Hot Bird 7A mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat Mar 11th 2006 5:33 PM 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.


Mission

Spainsat & Hot Bird 7A

Spainsat is a Spanish telecommunications satellite used for military and government communications. Providing coverage ranging from the US, South America and the Middle East, including Africa and Europe. Hot Bird is a group of satellites operated by Eutelsat located at 13 degrees East, with a transmitting footprint over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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