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Successful launch for Ariane 5 on 16 October 2014
Ariane 5 launcher orbited 2 telecommunications satellites from the European Space Port in French Guiana on 16 October 2014 : ARSAT-1 and Intelsat 30. Liftoff happened with a few minutes late due to meteorological conditions at 18:43 (Kourou) ; 23:43 (Paris). See the replay online.
- Launch date: 16 October 2014
- Launcher version: Ariane 5 ECA
- Satellites: ARSAT-1 and Intelsat 30
- Customers: Intelsat and DIRECTV for Intelsat 30; ARSAT for ARSAT-1
- Launch window: 18:00-18:51 (Kourou) ; 23:00-23:51 (Paris)
- Webcast start time: 17:45 (Kourou) ; 22:45 (Paris)
Previous Ariane 5 launches videos
Preparations for flight in French Guiana
Photo report of the key phases of launcher and satellites preparations for the next launch in Kourou.