The Ariane 5 launch of the Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 satellites is scheduled for liftoff on August 24 from French Guiana.
Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission are now in full swing, with this August 24 flight’s two satellites for US-based operator Intelsat undergoing their checkout procedures at the Spaceport.
WATCH VIDEO. Ariane 5 has successfully delivered EchoStar XVIII from the Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, with Fligt V230.
Arianespace has decided to delay the launch of Flight VA230 with EchoStar XVIII and BRIsat aborard, planned for June 16, 2016, by 24 hours.
Eutelsat 65 West A was successfully launched this morning by an Ariane rocket.
Arianespace has delivered another Ariane 5 to the launch zone at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, positioning this workhorse vehicle for its March 9 early morning mission with the Eutelsat 65 West A relay satellite.
The preparations for Arianespace’s second Ariane 5 launch of 2016 are continuing for a March 9 liftoff from French Guiana, with the heavy-lift vehicle now transferred to the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building, and its Eutelsat 65 West A satellite payload undergoing its fueling.
The Eutelsat 65 West A satellite arrived in Kourou on February 6, and is on track for launch on March 9 by an Ariane rocket.
Telecommunications satellites for Arabsat and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – were launched on the company’s sixth Ariane 5 flight in 2015.
Arianespace has give the go-ahead for its tenth flight in 2015, Flight VA227, the November 10 dual-passenger mission with Ariane 5 from the Spaceport in French Guiana.