Payload preparations for Arianespace’s first flight in the new year are moving ahead with delivery of the mission’s second satellite, GSAT-31, to French Guiana,
The SES-15 satellite was successfully launched onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 08:54 local time. This is SES’s first satellite to launch on a Soyuz rocket for a geostationary transfer orbit mission.
Payload preparations are advancing for Arianespace’s upcoming launch: a Soyuz mission to orbit the SES-15 telecommunications spacecraft from the Spaceport in French Guiana next week.
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.
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.
In light of the improvement in the weather conditions over the Guiana Space Center, Arianespace has decided to restart the countdown for Ariane Flight VA221.
Arianespace’s sixth Ariane 5 for launch in 2014 is now ready to receive its two satellite passengers after the vehicle was moved to the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building in French Guiana.
The Measat-3b satellite is confirmed for launch on May 28, 2014, on Ariane Flight VA218.
Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission are gearing up following this week’s delivery of Measat-3b – one of two satellite passengers for launch on the heavy-lift flight VA218 – to French Guiana.
EchoStar Corp and Arianespace have reached an agreement to launch multiple new satellites over a multi-year period from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana.