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Intelsat 515

Ariane 2

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Intelsat 515

Type: Communications

Geostationary communications satellite

Location

Ariane Launch Area 1

Kourou, French Guiana

317 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 2 – Aérospatiale

  • Family: Ariane
  • Length: 49.13 m
  • Diameter: 3.8 m
  • Launch Mass: 215 T

The Ariane 2 was manufactured by Aérospatiale with the first launch on 1986-05-31. Ariane 2 has 5 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 6 launches. Ariane 2 was an expendable space launch vehicle, operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) between 1986 and 1989 as part of Ariane family of rockets. The principal manufacturer for the Ariane 2 was Aérospatiale, while the lead agency for its development was the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French government’s space agency.

Agency

Arianespace – ASA

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: ASA
  • Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
  • Founded: 1980
  • Launchers: Ariane | Vega
  • Country: FRA

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world’s first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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