Ariane 5 ECA
Echostar XVII & MSG-3

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 Echostar XVII & MSG-3 mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Thu, Jul 5th, 2012, 5:36 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

Echostar XVII & MSG-3

Echostar XVII is an American high throughput geostationary communications satellite operated by EchoStar. It is positioned at 107.1 degrees West and provides internet. MSG-3 are spin stabelised and are geostationary meteorogical satellites.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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