Ariane 5 ECA
Eutelsat W2M & Hot Bird 9

Ariane 5 ECA | Eutelsat W2M & Hot Bird 9

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Eutelsat W2M & Hot Bird 9 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat, Dec 20th, 2008, 5:35 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

Eutelsat W2M & Hot Bird 9

EutelSat W2M is a telecommunications satellite opperated by Afghanistan's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. It is used to provide communications services to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Operating at 16 degrees East. Hotbird 9 is a communications satellite operated by Eutelsat, providing communications to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Operating at 13 degrees East.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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