Ariane 5 ECA
Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2

Ariane 5 ECA | Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch the Launch Video

Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri May 21st 2010 6:01 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

Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2

Astra 3B is one of the Astra satellites operated by SES to provide digital television & radio for direct to home communications for Europe and the Middle East, operating at 23.5 degrees East. COMSATBw 1 is a satellite providing German military communications for voice and fax as well as advanced data, video and multimedia.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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