Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the EDRS-C & HYLAS 3 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on August 1, 2019 00:00:00 UTC from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.
EDRS-C & HYLAS 3
EDRS-C is one of the two EDRS (European Data Relay System) satellites. EDRS is the European constellation of two geostationary data relay satellites that will relay information and data between satellites, spacecraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, and ground stations. Broadband communications payload called HYLAS 3 is placed on EDRS-C satellite, and is to complement HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2 satellites already in orbit.