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Ariane 5 December 21, 2016

Liftoff of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 with Star One D1 and JCSAT-15

The Arianespace mission with Star One D1 and JCSAT-15 is now underway following Ariane 5’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

Total lift performance for today’s launch is approximately 10,722 kg., with the two satellites to be deployed during a flight lasting approximately 43 minutes.

  • More details are available in the Arianespace Launch Kit for Flight VA234:
Ariane Flight VA234
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Ariane 5 December 21, 2016

Maintaining Arianespace’s launch tempo: the first Ariane 5 for launch in 2017 takes shape at the Spaceport

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