Ariane 5 ECA
Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2

Ariane 5 ECA | Astra 3B & COMSATBw-2

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ECA Rocket

Watch 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

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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