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Star One D2 & Eutelsat Quantum

Ariane 5 ECA+

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Star One D2 & Eutelsat Quantum

Type: Communications

Star One D2 is a 6.2 tons satellite built by Space Systems Loral for operator Star One, subsidiary of Brazilian Embratel. Its architecture is based on a SSL-1300 platform and equipped with C, X, Ku and Ka-band transceivers. It will provide communications services to Latin America for at least 15 years.

Eutelsat Quantum is an experimental communications satellite carrying a payload able to be reconfigured by software. It is developed by ESA, Eutelsat and Airbus Defence and Space.

Mission patch for Star One D2 & Eutelsat Quantum

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

313 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ECA+ – Arianespace

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

The Ariane 5 ECA+ was manufactured by Arianespace with the first launch on 2019-08-07. Ariane 5 ECA+ has 7 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 7 launches. Ariane 5 ECA+ is a variant of the Ariane 5 heavy-lift vehicle, with a taller ECA-D upper stage.

Agency

Arianespace

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ASA
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Founded: 1980
Launchers: Ariane 5 | 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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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
11 months ago

Another heavy – lift vehicle the future is here .