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Sky Muster I (NBN-Co 1A) & ARSAT-2

Ariane 5 ECA

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Sky Muster I (NBN-Co 1A) & ARSAT-2

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

NBN-Co 1A, nicknamed Sky Muster I, is a high-throughput communications satellite tasked with providing high-speed broadband service to rural and remote areas of Australia. Launched along with it is the Argentinian geostationary communications satellite ARSAT-2.

Location


Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

Ariane Launch Area 3 has witnessed the launch of 118 rockets, including 118 orbital launch attempts, while Kourou, French Guiana, has been the site for 320 rocket launches.

Ariane Launch Area 3

Rocket


ArianeGroup Ariane 5 ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Ariane 5 ECA

Agency


Arianespace

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.

Arianespace
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