Ariane 5 ECA
MEASAT 3b & Optus 10

Ariane 5 ECA | MEASAT 3b & Optus 10

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 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.

Mission

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.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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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