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Features of Ariane 5

Ariane 5 has been designed to carry satellites and other payloads into the geostationary orbits or to low-Earth orbit. Ariane 5 is a heavyweight rocket which is specially designed for such purposes. The rocket is maintained by Arianespace, and Airbus Defense and Space are manufacturing it. The program is precisely monitored by the European Space…
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Ariane 5 Launch postponed due to Indian Satellite Problem 

One of the most powerful satellites of India used for communication will be brought back to Earth for additional checking. The satellite was manufactured in Bangalore and will be brought back here. This decision might take hit on the late May launch of Ariane 5 which was co-manifested with the Azerbaijan government and a television…
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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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