Ariane 5 ECA
Intelsat 17 & HYLAS 1

Ariane 5 ECA | Intelsat 17 & HYLAS 1

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 Intelsat 17 & HYLAS 1 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri Nov 26th 2010 1:39 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

Intelsat 17 & HYLAS 1

Intelsat 17 is an SSL built geostationary communications satellite operating at 66 degrees East, to replace the aging Intelsat-702. HYLAS-1 is a british satellite in geostationary orbit, to provide High Definition Television and broadband services to help poor covered parts of Europe. It will be stationed at 33.5 degrees West.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA

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