Ariane 5 ECA | Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1 & GSAT-7

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Launch Status

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1 & GSAT-7 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Aug 29th, 2013, 4:30 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.


Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1 & GSAT-7

Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1 is built by SSL and operates in geostationary orbit at 25.5 degrees East. GSAT-7 is a multi-band military communications satellite developed by ISRO for the Indian Navy. It operates at 74 drgees East.


Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.


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.