Ariane 5 ECA
Eutelsat 65 West A

Ariane 5 ECA | Eutelsat 65 West A

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 65 West A mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Mar 9th, 2016, 12:20 AM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success with an 0% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Eutelsat 65 West A

Located at 65 degrees west in GEO, Eutelsat 65 West A will contain 15 C-Band, 24 Ku-band and 24 Ka-Band transponders to provide coverage for Brazil and Latin America. Based on the SSL-1300 platform the satellite weights 6600kg and is powered by 2 solar arrays.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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