Ariane 5 ECA
ABS-2 & Athena-Fidus

Ariane 5 ECA | ABS-2 & Athena-Fidus

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 ABS-2 & Athena-Fidus mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Feb 6th, 2014, 4:30 PM EST 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.


ABS-2 & Athena-Fidus

ABS-2 is an Indian digital direct-broadcast television satellite operating at 75 degrees. Athena-Fidus is a French-Italian telecommunication satellite providing high-throughput secure communications to French and Italian armed force and emergency services. Operating in geostationary orbit.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana


Ariane 5 ECA

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