Ariane 5 ECA
Turksat 3A & Skynet 5C

Ariane 5 ECA | Turksat 3A & Skynet 5C

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 Turksat 3A & Skynet 5C mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu Jun 12th 2008 6:05 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

Turksat 3A & Skynet 5C

Turksat 3A is a Turkish communications satellite operated by Turksat. Providing communication services to Turkey, Europe and the Middle East from geostationary orbit at 42 degrees East. Skynet 5C is a military commications satellite for the British Ministry of Defence and operated by Paradigm Secure Communications. It is located at 17.8 degrees West.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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