Ariane 5 ECA
Star One C3 & Eutelsat 21B

Ariane 5 ECA | Star One C3 & Eutelsat 21B

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 218, B-SAT mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat, Nov 10th, 2012, 4:05 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

218, B-SAT

Eutelsat 21B is a French communications satellite providing direct to home broadcasting services from geostationary orbit at 21.5 degrees East, replacing the aging Eutelsat 21A. Star One C3 is a communications satellite replacing Brasilsat B3 in the 75 degrees West position.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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