Ariane 5 ECA
Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a & Amazonas 3

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 Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a & Amazonas 3 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Feb 7th, 2013, 4:36 PM EST 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

Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a & Amazonas 3

Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a is Azerbaijan's first satellite in space, it covers Europe and a significant part of Asia and Africa, it transmits TV, radio and broadband from 46 degrees East. Amazonas 3 is a communications satellite owned by Hispasat from 61 degrees West.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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