Ariane 5 ECA
Herschel & Planck

Ariane 5 ECA | Herschel & Planck

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 Herschel & Planck mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Thu, May 14th, 2009, 9:12 AM 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 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Herschel & Planck

Herschel is a space observatory for the ESA. It is a infrared telescope and the largest ever launched to date. NASA is however a partner in this mission. Planck is also an ESA space observatory but maps cosmic microwave background.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

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