Designated Flight VA239, Ariane 5 has successfully launched Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a, from Kourou in French Guyana.
Just after the ignition of Ariane 5’s main stage Vulcain engine, the on-board computer detected an anomaly affecting electrical equipment on one of the two solid-propellant boosters (EAP).
Arianespace’s fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2017 has been given the “green light” for liftoff on September 5.
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s ninth mission of 2017 is now fully assembled following integration of its two satellite passengers at the Spaceport in French Guiana.
The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s ninth flight in 2017 is being readied for a September 5 liftoff from the Spaceport.