French direct broadcasting satellite
Kourou, French Guiana
312 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.
Ariane 2 – Aérospatiale
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.
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Launchers: Ariane 5 | Vega
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.