Ariane 5 ECA | MEASAT-3b & Optus 10

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the MEASAT-3b & Optus 10 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Sep 11th, 2014, 6:05 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.


MEASAT-3b & Optus 10

MEASAT-3b is a communications satellite operating at 91.5 degrees East with MEASAT-3 and MEASAT-3a. Optus 10 is a communications satellite serving many customers operating in a geostationary orbit at 164 degrees East.


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.