Arianespace is preparing for what it is describing as an “intense” 2018 with new missions for its Ariane and Vega C launchers.
SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s ninth flight in 2017 is being readied for a September 5 liftoff from the Spaceport.
Following the launch of the Eutelsat 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications has announced a new launch services contract with Arianespace.
WATCH VIDEO. Authorisation has been given for today’s Arianespace Soyuz launch from French Guiana.
The general strike that has crippled the Arianespace facility in Kourou for a fortnight has taken a new turn.
Arianespace began its busy 2017 launch schedule with a Soyuz mission that marked multiple ‘firsts’ in orbiting the Hispasat 36W-1 telecommunications satellite on a flight from the Spaceport.
The Soyuz launcher for Arianespace’s year-opening mission rolled out to the launch pad in French Guiana, readying the vehicle to receive its Hispasat 36W-1 payload for a nighttime liftoff from the Spaceport on Friday, January 27.
Airbus Safran Launchers is acquiring the stake in Arianespace held by the CNES French space agency.
Two telecommunications relay satellites were orbited today for Intelsat on an Ariane 5, extending Arianespace’s 30-plus-year partnership with this US operator.