Ariane 5 ECA
DirecTV-14 & GSAT-16

Ariane 5 ECA | DirecTV-14 & GSAT-16

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the DirecTV-14 & GSAT-16 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat, Dec 6th, 2014, 3:40 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

DirecTV-14 & GSAT-16

DirecTV 14 is the first satellite oferring Ultra-HD 4k television services using Reverse DBS. It operates at 99 degrees West delivering service to the US and Puerto Rico. GSAT-16 is an Indian communication satellite to enhance satellite based telecommunication, television and VSAT services in India.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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