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Olympus

Ariane 3

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Olympus

Type: Communications

Geostationary communications satellite

Location

Ariane Launch Area 1

Kourou, French Guiana

315 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 1, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 3 – Aérospatiale

Family: Ariane
Length: 49.13 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 234 T

The Ariane 3 was manufactured by Aérospatiale with the first launch on 1984-08-04. Ariane 3 has 10 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 11 launches. Ariane 3 was a European expendable carrier rocket, which was used for eleven launches between 1984 and 1989. It was a member of the Ariane family of rockets. The principal manufacturer for the Ariane 3 was Aérospatiale, while the lead agency for its development was the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES).

Agency

Arianespace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ASA
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Founded: 1980
Launchers: Ariane 5 | 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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