Ariane 5 G
Type: Earth Science
A large Earth-Observing satellite in sun synchronous polar orbit.
Kourou, French Guiana
315 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.
Ariane 5 G – ArianeGroup
Family: Ariane 5
Length: 57 m
Diameter: 5.4 m
Launch Mass: 737 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 12200 kg
The Ariane 5 G was manufactured by ArianeGroup with the first launch on 1996-06-04. Ariane 5 G has 13 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 16 launches. The original version is dubbed Ariane 5 G (Generic) and had a launch mass of 737 tonnes. Its payload capability to geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) was 6,900 kg (15,200 lb) for a single satellite or 6,100 kg (13,400 lb) for dual launches. It flew 17 times with one failure and two partial failures.
Administration: CEO: Stéphane Israël
Launchers: Ariane | Vega
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.