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Ariane 5 February 14, 2017

Liftoff of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 with SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom 3S

The Arianespace mission with SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom 3S is now underway following Ariane 5’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

Total lift performance for today’s launch is estimated at 10,482 kg., with the two satellites to be deployed to geostationary transfer orbit during a flight lasting approximately 39 minutes.


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  • More details on Ariane 5 Flight VA235 are available in the launch kit:
Ariane Flight VA235
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Ariane 5 February 13, 2017

Ariane 5 is ready for Arianespace’s first heavy-lift mission of 2017

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