Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ECA rocket as part of the SES-17 & Ovzon-3 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on 12/31/2021 UTC (Date May Change) from Kourou, French Guiana. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ECA and experience the excitement for yourself.
SES-17 is a Ka-band high-throughput geostationary communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space designed to provide mobile internet services to airline passengers over the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean. Ovzon-3 is a small geostationary communications satellite built by Maxar and designed to provide mobile broadband services for Swedish company Ovzon AB.
Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.
Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world’s first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.
This post was last modified on June 11, 2021 6:15 am
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