Ariane 5 GS
Helios 2B

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 GS Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 GS rocket as part of the Helios 2B mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Fri, Dec 18th, 2009, 11:26 AM 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 GS and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Helios 2B

Helios 2B is a French reconnaissance system jointly funded by the French and Spanish governments.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 GS

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