Ariane 5 ECA | Intelsat-30 & ARSAT-1

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 Intelsat 30/DLA-1 & ARSAT-1 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Oct 16th, 2014, 5:43 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

Intelsat 30/DLA-1 & ARSAT-1

Intelsat DLA 1, also known as Intelsat 30, will broadcast direct-to-home television services to Latin America in a partnership between Intelsat and DirecTV. Launched along with it is the Arsat-1, the first communications satellite to be built in Argentina.

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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