Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 ECA | ST-2 & INSAT-4G/GSAT-8

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 ST-2 & INSAT-4G/GSAT-8 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, May 20th, 2011, 4:38 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.



ST-2 is a telecommunication satellite made by Mitsubishi, providing relay services over the Middle East, Central Asia, India and Southeast Asia from its geostationary orbit at 88 degrees East. GSAT-8 is a communication satellite for ISRO.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

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