Ariane 5 ECA
Yahsat 1A & New Dawn

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 Yahsat 1A & New Dawn mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Apr 22nd, 2011, 5:37 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

Yahsat 1A & New Dawn

Yahsat 1A is a communications satellite operating at 52.5 degrees East. New Dawn is a communications satellite operated by Intelsat and positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 33 degrees East, serving TV and broadband communications to Africa.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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