Ariane 5 ECA | TIBA-1 & Inmarsat-5 F5 (Global Xpress-5)

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

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Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the TIBA-1 & Inmarsat-5 F5 (Global Xpress-5) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on Fri, Nov 22nd, 2019, 4:08 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch is Green. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

TIBA-1 & Inmarsat-5 F5 (Global Xpress-5)

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress-5 (GX-5) is a very high throughput satellite (V-HTS), GX-5 will offer services covering the Middle East, Europe and the Indian sub-continent. The payload will be fully integrated into Inmarsat’s current GX high-speed network. Inmarsat’s GX-5 satellite is based on Thales Alenia Space’s upgraded Spacebus 4000 B2 platform.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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

Arianespace

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.

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