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Ariane 5 November 25, 2019

Flight VA250: Ariane 5 with TIBA-1 and Inmarsat GX5 – Delayed 24-hours due to weather conditions

Due to unfavorable weather conditions over the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, Arianespace has decided to delay the Flight VA250 by 24 hours.

As a clear amelioration is foreseen in the 24 hours, the new targeted launch date is Tuesday, November 26, 2019, as soon as possible within the following launch window:

  • Between 4:09 p.m. and 5:54 p.m. Washington, D.C. time
  • Between 6:09 p.m. and 7:54 p.m. Kourou, French Guiana time
  • Between 21:09 and 22:54 Universal / London Time (UTC/UK time)
  • Between 10:09 p.m. and 11:54 p.m. Paris time, on the night of November 26
  • Between 11:09 p.m. and 00:54 a.m. Cairo time, during the night of November 26 to 27

The launcher and its two satellite passengers – TIBA-1 and Inmarsat GX5 – are being maintained in fully safe conditions and in stand-by mode.

Lancement VA250 : Ariane 5 – TIBA-1 / Inmarsat GX5 – Report météo de 24h
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Ariane 5 November 24, 2019

New targeted date for Flight VA250: November 25, 2019 – Ariane 5 with TIBA-1 and Inmarsat GX5

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