Ariane 5 G+ – Arianespace Family: Ariane 5 Length: 55 meters Diameter: 5.4 meters Launch Mass: 750 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: The Ariane 5 G+ was manufactured by Arianespace with the first launch on 2004-03-02. Ariane 5 G+ has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. 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. Manufacturer 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 is a Commercial FRA entity that was founded in 1980 and is administered by CEO: Stéphane Israël. Arianespace has 142 successful launches and 8 failed launches with a total of 150 launches.