Ariane 5 ECA
Eutelsat 8 West B & Intelsat 34

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 Eutelsat 8 West B & Intelsat 34 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Aug 20th, 2015, 4:10 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.


Mission

Eutelsat 8 West B & Intelsat 34

Eutelsat is a new satellite for Middle East and North Africa broadcast markets to host coverage for 52 million homes. Intelsat 34 was built by SSL (Space Systems/Loral) of Palo Alto, California and is designed to deliver service for 15 years or longer. It will bring replacement relay capacity for two other satellites at 304.5 degrees East longitude.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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