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Launch date:

December 4, 2014

Launch date:

October 16, 2014

Launcher version:

Ariane 5 ECA

Launcher version:

Ariane 5 ECA

Payload(s):

DIRECTV-14 and GSAT-16

Payload(s):

Intelsat 30 and ARSAT-1

Customer(s):

DIRECTV for DIRECTV-14; the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for GSAT-16

Customer(s):

Intelsat and DIRECTV  for Intelsat 30; ARSAT for ARSAT-1

Mission:

Ultra HD and other new consumer services for DIRECTV; C- and Ku-band telecommunications services including VSAT transmissions, TV broadcasting and emergency communications for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Mission:

Direct-to-home broadcast services for Intelsat 30; Telecommunications, data transmission, telephone and television services for ARSAT-1

Payload prime contractor(s):

SSL (Space Systems/Loral) for DIRECTV-14; the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for GSAT-16

Payload prime contractor(s):

SSL (Space Systems/Loral) for Intelsat 30; INVAP for ARSAT-1

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

Launch site:

Spaceport, French Guiana 
(The Guiana Space Center)

   

 

Success



Launch window for Ariane Flight VA221

Universal time
(GMT)

Kourou,
French Guiana

Paris, 
France

Washington,
D.C. 

Bangalore,
India

Between 08:38 p.m. and 09:48 p.m. on
December 4, 2014

Between 05:38 p.m. and 06:48 p.m. on
December 4, 2014

Between 09:38 p.m. and 10:48 p.m. on
December 4, 2014

Between 03:38 p.m. and 04:48 p.m. on
December 4, 2014

Between 02:08 a.m. and 03:18 a.m. on
December 5, 2014

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