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Ariane 5 successfully deploys three satellites in orbit

Orbital ATK, an American aerospace manufacturer and global leader in aerospace and defense technologies announced the successful launch of the HYLAS 4 commercial communications Ka-band satellite aboard an Arianespace rocket Ariane 5 on 5 April 2018. The satellite is built by the company for Avanti Communications Group plc. (Avanti) to provide high speed and affordable…
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Ariane 5: With Dual-Satellite Launch Returns to Service

The European Ariane 5 rocket took it’s another flight last Thursday. The rocket was boosted by its main engine and two solid-fueled motors. The British-owned satellite return to service after its mission last January which placed the two spacecraft in the incorrect orbit.  The Ariane 5 which nearly carries 3 million pounds of thrust, the…
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European Ariane 5 Lifted Off Thursday With Dual Satellite Launch

A European Ariane 5 rocket took off Thursday for a dual satellite launch including a British-owned, U.S.-built broadband satellite and a Japanese military communications payload. A hydrogen-burning main engine and two solid-fueled motors boosted the rocket off French Guiana, successfully returning to service. The rocket had its last mission in January where it had two…
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The Misguided Ariane 5 Launch

On January 25, 2018, the Ariane 5 rocket took an unexpected route as those on the ground tried to figure out why they lost contact it. It was later confirmed that the wrong coordinates had been entered into the system. Two telecommunications satellites were on the flight. The rocket, however, made it into orbit. The…
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Ariane 5 • DSN-1 & Hylas 4

Arianespace will launch Ariane 5 ECA with intelligence DSN-1 satellite and Hylas-4 communications satellites under the payload fairing. DSN-1 built by MELCO is delayed from mid 2016 when satellite was damaged during delivery process to Guiana. Hylas-4 communication satellite was made by Orbital ATK for Avanti Communication. It will cover with its range Africa, Europe and…
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Ariane 5 • SES-14 & Al Yah-3

Ariane 5 will deliver to orbit two satellites in first mission in first Arianespace in 2018. SES-14 was contracted for Luxembourg SES company, Al Yah-3 is communications satellite which will cover with its range Africa and Brazil. It was built by Orbital ATK for Al Yah Satellite Communications Company.
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Ariane 5 delivers to orbit next four Galileo satellites

Today Arianespace launched from Guiana Space Center as 11th launch vehicle in 2017 Ariane 5 with ESA payload. Rocket delivered to orbit another four navigational satellites for ESA Galileo program. Galileo-19, Galileo-20, Galileo-21 and Galileo-22 will support constellation of 14 satellites operating as space part of navigational satellite system Galileo. Each weighing 733 kg satellites was made by OHB-System…
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VA239 – launch of Ariane 5 with Intelsat-37e & BSAT-4a aborted

Planned for September 5, 2017, launch of Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket with two communication satellites under the payload fairing was aborted seconds before liftoff. This should be ordinary mission of Ariane 5 performed from Guiana Space Center - well prepared, perfectly conducted and just like 84 previous missions finished with success. Nothing seemed that Arianespace…
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