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Friday, September 28, 2018

ESA's 100th Successful Ariane 5 Launch

Ariane 5 lift-off from Kourou, French Guiana    Credit: Ariane Space
     European Space Agency celebrates its 100th launch of Ariane 5 Rocket. On 26 September 2018, Ariane 5 delivered Horizon-3e and Intelsat-38 telecom satellites into their orbits.

     The lift-off took place at 22:38 GMT from Kourou, French Guiana. The mission duration was about 42 minutes. Horizons-3e had a launch mass of 6441 kilograms and the Intelsat-38 was about 3500 kilograms.

     Upon success, ESA reached a milestone of achieving 100 launches of Ariane 5 launch vehicle. To make this event remarkable, ESA released 100 limited-edition T-Shirts via ESAshop.

     Hats-off for great excellence of achieving 100 successful launches of Ariane 5 launch vehicle.

  • Information was retrieved from ESA's official site on 28 September 2018.


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