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Hispasat 1A & Satcom C3

Ariane 44LP

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Hispasat 1A & Satcom C3

Type: Communications

Hispasat 1A was the first satellite in the national system operated by the Spanish satellite communications operator Hispasat, for a dual civil/military mission, offering services to telecommunications operators and radio broadcasting both in Europe and North Africa and America. Satcom C3 was a second generation geostationary comsat built for RCA Americom.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 2

Kourou, French Guiana

315 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 2, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 44LP – Aérospatiale

Family: Ariane
Length: 58.4 m
Diameter: 3.8 m
Launch Mass: 420 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8000 kg

The Ariane 44LP was manufactured by Aérospatiale with the first launch on 1988-06-15. Ariane 44LP has 25 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 26 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.

Agency

Arianespace

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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