Company profile

Meeting the Arianespace motto: "Any mass, any orbit, anytime"

Using space for a better life on earth

0 Arianespace was founded in

An assigned mission of guaranteeing independent access to space for Europe

A goal of being a leader in commercial space transport

Orbit satellites for all types of space-based applications: telecommunications, navigation, science, Earth observation, technology demonstrations, etc.

Three launch solutions

Ariane 5

The heavy-lift launcher

The global benchmark for launches to geostationary transfer orbit (GTO); 103 launches, 205 satellites orbited.

Versatile, and especially well-suited to the deployment of constellations; 22 launches from the Guiana Space Center since 2011, and 26 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, via Starsem (47 successful missions).

Soyuz

The medium-lift launcher

Vega

The lightweight launcher

Ideally suited for the launch of Sun-synchronous Earth observation satellites; 14 launches, all successful, since being introduced in 2012.

Ready for the future

With Ariane 6

Liftoff in 2020

And Vega C

Liftoff in 2019

Launch sites

Name: Guiana Space Center (CSG)
Country: French Guiana
Continent: South America
Launcher(s): Ariane 5, Soyuz, Vega

5° 13’ 50.6’’ N, 52° 46’ 7.9’’ W

Name: Baikonur
Country: Kazakhstan
Continent: Central Asia
Launcher(s): Soyuz (via Starsem)

45° 55’ 12.93’’ N, 63° 20’ 32.04’’ E

The global benchmark in launch services

604

satellites orbited since the outset (over half of all telecom satellites now in service worldwide)

€1.3 billion

in revenues (2018)

€4 billion

Current order book value, including 51 launches and 36 customers

18 Ariane 5/Ariane 6 launches

24 Soyuz launches

9 Vega/Vega C launches

2018 operational record

11

launches

  • 6

    by Ariane 5

  • 3

    by Soyuz

  • 2

    by Vega

Multidisciplinary skills and expertise, global presence

United States

French Guiana

France

Japan

Singapore

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employees dedicated to customer service, at facilities in:

Repartition of Arianespace capital

Arianespace's capital is held at 74%

74%

by ArianeGroup

France 64.10%

1.89% Air Liquide SA

62.10% ArianeGroup

0.11% Clemessy SA

n.s. Compagnie Deutsch SAS

Belgium 3.36%

2.71% S.A.B.C.A. SA (Sté Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques)

0.33% Thales Alenia Space Belgium

0.32% Safran Aero Boosters

Germany 19.85%

11.59% ArianeGroup

8.26% MT Aerospace AG

Italy 3.38%

3.38% Avio SpA

Netherlands 1.94%

1.94% Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands BV

Norway 0.11%

0.11% Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS

Spain 2.14%

2.03% Airbus Defence and Space SAU

0.11% CRISA

Sweden 2.45%

1.63% GKN Aerospace Sweden AB

0.82% RUAG Space AB

Switzerland 2.67%

2.67% RUAG Schweiz AG

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