July 15, 2015
Ariane 5 launch on 15 July 2015
Wednesday 15 July, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting two satellites, Star One C4 for telecommunications operator Embratel Star One, and MSG-4, a weather satellite designed to monitor weather, climate and the environment for Eumetsat. The flight marked the European launcher’s 66th straight success since 2003.
- Launcher version : Ariane 5 ECA
- Satellites : MSG-4 et Star One C4
- Customers : Eumetsat for MSG-4 and Embratel for Star One C4
- Launch window : 18:42 and 19:19 (Kourou); 23:42 and 00:19 (Paris)
- Webcast start time : 18:27 (Kourou), 23:27 (Paris)
3, 2, 1... Allumage moteur Vulcain, allumage des EAP, décollage !
Launch live on Dailymotion Website
Photo report in french guiana
Launcher and satellites preparation in the Guiana Space Centre...