Ariane 5 ECA
Badr-6 & ProtoStar I

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 Badr-6 & ProtoStar I mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Mon, Jul 7th, 2008, 5:47 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

Badr-6 & ProtoStar I

Badr-6 is a satellite as part of the fourth generation of Arab communication satellites. It is inteded to create an integration of social and cultaral activities among the Arab League countries. Protostar I is a satellite built by SSL and operated at 98.5 degrees East providing communications.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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