Ariane 5 ECA
Astra 1L & Galaxy 17

Ariane 5 ECA | Astra 1L & Galaxy 17

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Astra 1L & Galaxy 17 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, May 4th, 2007, 6:29 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

Astra 1L & Galaxy 17

Astra 1L is an important DTH TV platform in Europe operating at 19.2 degrees East, for SES. Galaxy 17 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat locating at 91 degrees West serving the North American market.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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