Ariane 5 ECA | Star One C4 & MSG 4

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Star One C4 & MSG 4 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Jul 15th, 2015, 5:42 PM 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.


Star One C4 & MSG 4

MSG-4 Sat will join four other Meteosat-series meteorological platforms that currently are operational in geostationary orbit at 36,000 km. above the equator. Star One C4 Sat will support telephone, television, radio, data transmission and Internet services in Brazil, Latin American countries and the United States.


Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.


Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.