Ariane 5 ECA
ArabSat-5A & COMS-1 (Chollian)

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 ArabSat-5A & COMS-1 (Chollian) mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Sat, Jun 26th, 2010, 5:41 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

ArabSat-5A & COMS-1 (Chollian)

Arabsat-5A is a Saudi Arabian communications satellite operated by Arabsat. It is used to provide television, internet and telephone services to Arabia, Africa and Europe. It operates at 30.5 degrees East. Chollian, or COMS-1, is operated by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, using it for communication, oceanography and meteorogical observation. Operating at 128.2 degrees East.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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