Ariane 5 ECA | Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Launch Status
Success

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Aug 2nd, 2012, 4:54 PM EDT from Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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

Arianespace

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.