Ariane 5 ECA
NSS-12 & Thor 6

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 NSS-12 & Thor 6 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Oct 29th, 2009, 4:00 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.


NSS-12 & Thor 6

NSS-12 is used to provide communications services for telecommunications providers, broadcasters, corporations and governments in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India and other parts of Asia. It operates as 57 degrees East. Thor 6 is a Telenor satellite providing direct to home television services to Central and Eastern Europe from 1 degree West.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

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