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Helios 2A, Essaim 1, 2, 3, 4, PARASOL, Nanosat 01

Ariane 5 G+

Arianespace

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Helios 2A, Essaim 1-4, PARASOL, Nanosat 01

Type: Dedicated Rideshare

Helios and Essaim are French miltary satellites for observation of Earth. Parasol is an Earth Observation research satellite.Nanosat 01 is a small technologu demonstator for the spanish space agency INTA.

Location

Ariane Launch Area 3

Kourou, French Guiana

151 rockets have launched from Kourou, French Guiana.

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 G+

Length: 55 meters
Diameter: 5.4 meters
First Launch: March 2, 2004

The Ariane 5 G+ had an improved EPS second stage, with a GTO capacity of 7,100 kg (15,700 lb) for a single payload or 6,300 kg (13,900 lb) for two. It flew three times in 2004, with no failures.

The Ariane 5 G+ 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

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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