Ariane 5 ECA
WildBlue 1 & AMC-18

Ariane 5 ECA | WildBlue 1 & AMC-18

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 WildBlue 1 & AMC-18 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri Dec 8th 2006 5:08 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

WildBlue 1 & AMC-18

WildBlue-1 offers Ka-band Broadband Internet Access via satellite. Operates at 111.1 degrees West in a geostationary orbit. AMC-18 is an SES satellite that provides coverage to North America for many television networks. This satellite operates at 105 degrees West.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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