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American communications satellite.
Kourou, French Guiana
312 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.
Ariane 42L – Aérospatiale
Length: 55.6 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 367 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 7000 kg
The Ariane 42L was manufactured by Aérospatiale with the first launch on 1993-03-12. Ariane 42L has 13 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 13 launches. The Ariane 4 was an expendable space launch system, developed by the Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES), the French space agency, for the European Space Agency (ESA). It was manufactured by ArianeGroup and marketed by Arianespace. Since its first flight on 15 June 1988 until the final flight on 15 February 2003, it attained 113 successful launches out of 116 total launches.
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.