Intelsat 39 & EDRS-C/HYLAS 3

Ariane 5 ECA+

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

EDRS-C & HYLAS 3

Type: Communications

EDRS-C is one of the two EDRS (European Data Relay System) satellites. EDRS is the European constellation of two geostationary data relay satellites that will relay information and data between satellites, spacecraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and ground stations. Broadband communications payload called HYLAS 3 is placed on EDRS-C satellite, and is to complement HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2 satellites already in orbit.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

151 launches have been at this location.

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA+

Length: 57.7 meters
Diameter: 5.4 meters
First Launched: August 7, 2019

Ariane 5 ECA+ is a variant of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift vehicle, with a taller ECA-D upper stage.

The Ariane 5 ECA+ rocket has been launched a total of 3 times with 3 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Arianespace

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