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SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7

Ariane 5 ECA

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

SGDC 1 & Koreasat 7

Type: Communications

Both SGDC 1 and Koreasat 7 are geostationary telecommunications satellites. SGDC 1 is a 5800 kg satellite for Brazil, equipped with 50 Ka-band and 7 X-band transponders, and intended for both civil and military use. Koreasat 7 is to provide internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services to South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia and India. Satellite weighs around 3500 kg, and its operational lifetime is 15 years.

Trajectory

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Location

Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

317 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA – ArianeGroup

  • Family: Ariane 5
  • Length: 57.7 m
  • Diameter: 5.4 m
  • Launch Mass: 780 T

The Ariane 5 ECA was manufactured by ArianeGroup with the first launch on 2002-12-11. Ariane 5 ECA has 71 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 73 launches. Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Agency

Arianespace – ASA

  • 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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