Ariane 5 GS | Intelsat 11 & Optus D2

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 Intelsat 11 & Optus D2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Oct 5th, 2007, 6:02 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

Intelsat 11 & Optus D2

Intelsat 11 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat and located at 43 degrees West, serving the Americas market. Optus D2 is a communications satellite serving many customers.

Location

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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