Arabsat-6B and GSat-15 will be launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana on November 10 with an Ariane 5 rocket, designated Flight VA227.
Ariane Flight VA227 will carry the Arabsat-6B and GSat-15 telecommunications satellites, and is set for a November launch date.
Departing from the Spaceport in French Guiana, Arianespace deployed Eutelsat8 West B and Intelsat 34 into geostationary transfer orbit.
Arianespace’s fourth Ariane 5 for liftoff in 2015 moved out to the launch zone in French Guiana, clearing the way for tomorrow’s mission to geostationary transfer orbit for two customers: Eutelsat and Intelsat.
Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission have marked a new milestone in French Guiana, with Eutelsat 8 West B undergoing its initial fit-check with launcher hardware.
Intelsat 34 has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace.
Eutelsat 8 West B has arrived at the European spaceport in French Guiana and is now in final stages of preparation for launch by an Ariane 5 rocket on August 20.
Two direct-to-home television broadcast satellites that will provide expanded relay capacity over the Americas have been orbited on an Ariane 5 launcher from the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Arianespace has given the go-ahead for a dual-payload Ariane 5 launch on May 27 from French Guiana that will orbit the DirecTV-15 and Sky México-1 direct-to-home relay satellites for digital television entertainment services.
Arianespace said launch of Ariane Flight VA221 has been postponed again by unfavourable high-altitude winds over French Guiana.