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Ariane 5 September 25, 2018

Flight VA243: Ariane 5 lifts off from French Guiana

Arianespace’s Ariane 5 launcher has begun its milestone 100th flight from the Spaceport, carrying the Horizons 3e and Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 telecommunications satellites – which will be deployed during a sequence lasting 42 minutes from liftoff to final separation.

Payload lift performance for today’s mission – which is designated Flight VA243 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system – is estimated at 10,827 kg.

Intelsat website: www.intelsat.com

SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation website: www.sptvjsat.com/en

Boeing website: www.boeing.com/space/boeing-satellite-family

Azercosmos website: www.azercosmos.az

SSL website: www.sslmda.com

Ariane 5 September 24, 2018

A step closer to 100: Ariane 5 reaches the launch zone for tomorrow's milestone mission

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