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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1160 on: 06/02/2017 08:35 AM »
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June 2, 2017
Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

With this latest contract, Arianespace now has three further satellites to launch for Eutelsat

Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with Arianespace.

The Arianespace order book now includes three future launches for Eutelsat in addition to the 32 Eutelsat satellites already launched by the European launch services provider over more than 30 years for one of the world’s leading satellite operators.

Of the three satellites to be launched, EUTELSAT 7C (built by SSL) will be orbited in 2018, followed in 2019 by Eutelsat Quantum built by Airbus and the high throughput satellite built by Thales.

Commenting on this latest contract, Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat, said: “Following today’s historic Ariane launch of Europe’s first high-power all-electric satellite, we are proud to once again team up with Arianespace, a long-standing partner and a leader in Europe’s vibrant space industry. The technological diversity of the three new satellites entrusted to Arianespace is a compelling reflection of our commitment to innovation for the greater benefit of our customers, and to maintaining our competitiveness.”

Stéphane Israël, Chief Executive Officer of Arianespace, added: “This latest contract bolsters Eutelsat’s position as a benchmark customer of Europe’s heavy launcher, since Ariane 5 will launch three satellites for the European operator in 2018 and 2019. Our hope is that Ariane 6 will subsequently take over so that we can help Eutelsat meet its objectives even more efficiently.”

http://www.arianespace.com/press-release/eutelsat-signs-new-launch-contract-with-arianespace/

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1161 on: 06/02/2017 09:00 AM »
Launched:

2017:
№ – Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

01 - January 28 - Hispasat 36W-1 (Hispasat AG1) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT (VS16) - Kourou ELS - 01:03:34.428
02 - February 14 - Intelsat 32e (SkyBrasil-1) [EpicNG], Telkom-3S - Ariane 5 ECA (VA235) - Kourou ELA-3 - 21:39:07
03 - March 7 - Sentinel-2B - Vega (VV09) - Kourou ZLV -  01:49:24
04 - May 4 - SGDC 1, Koreasat-7 (Mugungwa 7) - Ariane 5 ECA (VA236) - Kourou ELA-3 - 21:50
05 - May 18 - SES-15 - Soyuz-ST-A/Fregat-M (VS17) - Kourou ELS - 11:54:53.193
06 - June 1 - ViaSat-2, EUTELSAT 172B - Ariane 5 ECA (VA237) - Kourou ELA-3 - 23:45

Planned launches

Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2017

June 28 - Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN (HS3-IS/Europasat), GSAT-17 - Ariane 5 ECA (VA238) - Kourou ELA-3 - 20:59-21:40
July 25  August    1   2 - VENUS (Venµs), OPSAT-3000 (SHALOM) , SAMSON 1/2/3 - Vega (VV10) - Kourou ZLV - 01:58
Q3  August 31 - Intelsat 37e, BSat-4a - Ariane 5 ECA (VA239) - Kourou ELA-3
NET August - Al Yah 3 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET August - BSat-4a - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or late)
August- October 18 - Hylas 4, Al Yah 3 - Ariane 5 ECA (VA240) - Kourou ELA-3
November  December - Galileo-FOC FM15 (Nicole), Galileo-FOC FM16 (Zofia), Galileo-FOC FM17 (Alexandre), Galileo-FOC FM18 (Irina) - Ariane 5-ES (VA241) - Kourou ELA-3
year end - SES-12 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or Q4)

piggybacked:
TBD - ESEO (FUNcube 4) - Vega (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - VNREDSat-1b - Vega - Kourou ZLV

2018
November 2017 January (TBD) - ADM-Aeolus - Vega (VV11) - Kourou ZLV
early - SES-12, EDRS-C (Hylas 3) - Ariane 5 ECA (VA242) - Kourou ELA-3
early - O3b (x4 sats) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
March - OneWeb smallsat (x10) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
May - GEO-KOMPSAT-2A (GK2A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
H1 - GSAT-11 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
Q2 - CSO 1 (Composante Spatiale Optique-1) - Soyuz ST/Fregat - Kourou ELS
Q2 - TARANIS (Tool for the Analysis of RAdiation from lightNIng and Sprites) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
midyear - PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
H2 - Intelsat 39 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
October 15 - JWST - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
October - BepiColombo - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
October - MetOp-C - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS
late - Horizons 3e - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or H2)
late - Small Spacecraft Mission - Vega - Kourou ZLV
December - CSG-1 (COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation-1), CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2019)
TBD - Intelsat 38 (Azerspace-2) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Hellas-Sat-4 (SaudiGeoSat-1) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - DSN-1 (Superbird-8) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Galileo-FOC FM19 (Tara), Galileo-FOC FM20 (Samuel), Galileo-FOC FM21 (Anna), Galileo-FOC FM22 (Ellen) - Ariane 5-ES - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - EUTELSAT 7C - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3

2019
January 2018  March - Seosat (Ingenio) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
March - GEO-KOMPSAT-2B (GK2B) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
midyear - CSG-2 (COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation-2) - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
midyear - ViaSat-3 Americas - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or Falcon Heavy)
midyear - inaugural flight - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
August  Q4 2018  August - EarthCARE  - Vega C/ Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2019)
late - O3b (x4 sats) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
late - PROBA 3 Coronagraph, PROBA 3 Occulter - Vega (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - JCSat-17 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Eutelsat Quantum - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - African Broadband Satellite (Thales High Throughput) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3

TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or NET September 2018)
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or NET Q4 2018)
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or NET Q4 2018)
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2020)
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2020)
TBD - OpSIS - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Falcon Eye 1 - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Falcon Eye 2 - Vega - Kourou ZLV

2020
January 31 - Euclid - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat MT - Kourou ELS (or December)
early - CERES (x3) - Vega-С - Kourou ZLV
early - ViaSat 3 EMEA - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or Falcon Heavy)
May - Jason-CS A (Sentinel-6A) - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (or midyear)
midyear - inaugural flight - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
late - Airbus VHR sat-1, Airbus VHR sat-2 - Vega-С (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
June 2019  December - MTG-I1 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or July 2018)
TBD - ViaSat 3 Asia - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD -  Arsat 3 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NLT 2020  TBD - Galileo-FOC FM23, Galileo-FOC FM24 - TBD - Kourou
NLT 2020  TBD - Galileo-FOC FM25, Galileo-FOC FM26 - TBD - Kourou
TBD - MicroCarb - Vega-C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou
TBD - Airbus VHR sat-2 - Vega-С (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
TBD - Space Rider flight 1 - Vega-C /Ariane-62 - Kourou ZLV  (or 2021)
TBD - Seosat-Ingenio-2 - TBD - Kourou

2021
Q2 - MetOp-SG A1 (EPS-SG-a, Sentinel-5A) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS (or June  August) (or Falcon 9)
TBD - Comsat NG 1 (Syracuse 4A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or 2020)
TBD - CNES/UAE Mars mission - TBD - Kourou
TBD - BIOMASS - TBD - Kourou
TBD - CSO 2 (Composante Spatiale Optique-2) - Soyuz ST/Fregat - Kourou ELS
TBD - inaugural flight - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Airbus VHR sat-3, Airbus VHR sat-4 - Vega-С (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
TBD - Airbus VHR sat-4 - Vega-С (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (TBD)
late 2018  TBD - Heinrich Hertz (H2Sat) - Ariane 5 ECA/Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-3/ELA-4
TBD - Space Rider flight 2 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

piggybacked:
December - MERLIN (MEthane Remote sensing LIdar missioN) - Vega-C/Soyuz  (TBD) - Kourou (or Q4)

2022
July 2021  Q1 - MTG-S1 (Sentinel-4A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
June - JUICE - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
November  December - MetOp-SG B1 (EPS-SG-b) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS (or Falcon 9)
TBD - Comsat NG 2 (Syracuse 4B) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - FLEX (Fluorescence Explorer satellite) - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - CryoSat FO - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Moon’s south pole samples return mission - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Space Rider flight 3 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

2023
early 2021  Q2 - Sentinel-1C - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
TBD - Space Rider flight 4 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

2024
midyear 2021  Q2 - Sentinel-2C - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
June 2023  December - MTG-I2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
TBD - Space Rider flight 5 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

2025
midyear 2021  early - Sentinel-3C - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
early - Sentinel-7A - TBD - Kourou
midyear 2022  Q2  - Sentinel-1D - TBD - Kourou
Q2  midyear 2026 - Jason-CS B (Sentinel-6B) - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
midyear - Sentinel-9 - TBD - Kourou
midyear - Sentinel-10 - TBD - Kourou
Q4 - Sentinel-8 - TBD - Kourou
TBD - ARIEL (M4 mission candidate) - TBD - Kourou
TBD - THOR (M4 mission candidate) - TBD - Kourou
TBD - XIPE (M4 mission candidate) - TBD - Kourou
TBD - ESA Earth Explorer-9 - TBD - Kourou

2026
late 2022  late - Sentinel-3D - TBD - Kourou
January 2024  TBD - PLATO - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS

2027
H2 2025  Q4  - Sentinel-2D - TBD - Kourou

2028
January - ATHENA+ - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
early - Sentinel-7B - TBD - Kourou
June  July - MetOp-SG A2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
June 2026  December - MTG-I3 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or December 2026)

2029
July - MTG-S2 (Sentinel-4B) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or December 2030)
November  December - MetOp-SG B2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2030
late - Sentinel-7C - TBD - Kourou

2032
June 2031  December - MTG-I4 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2034
TBD - eLISA (NGO) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or 2029)

2035
June - MetOp-SG A3 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2036
December - MetOp-SG B3 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

Unclear:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2018 - DEOS (x2 sat)  - TBD - Kourou
NLT 2020 - Galileo-FOC FM27, Galileo-FOC FM28 - TBD - Kourou
NLT 2020 - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - TBD - Kourou
NET 2020 - GO-3S - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET 2020 - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET 2020 - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET 2020 - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET 2020 - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET 2020 - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET 2021 - OneWeb smallsat (xTBD) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2021 - OneWeb smallsat (xTBD) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2021 - OneWeb smallsat (xTBD) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2022 - THR NG - TBD - Kourou
early 2020s - Pléiades FO 1 - TBD - Kourou
early 2020s - Pléiades FO 2 - TBD - Kourou
2024 (TBD) - CarbonSat - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
2026 (TBD) - Jason-CS Follow-on A - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
NET 2028 - Sentinel-1A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028 - Sentinel-2A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028 - Sentinel-3A 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
2029-2030 - M5 mission - TBD - Kourou
2031 - M6 mission - TBD - Kourou ELS
2030's - test flight - Ariane Next (Ariane 7) - Kourou
TBD - CSO 3 (Composante Spatiale Optique-3) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT TBD  - Kourou ELS
TBD - Sentinel-1B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-1C 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-2B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-3B 2nd Gen - TBD - Kourou
NET 2028  TBD - Sentinel-5B - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-5C - TBD - Kourou
TBD - GOCE-FO - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Dream Chaser - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4

Changes on June 2nd
Changes on June 3rd
Changes on June 9th
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1162 on: 06/02/2017 08:41 PM »
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1163 on: 06/03/2017 06:19 AM »
Yahsat to launch its satellite in October and prepare the ground for broadband in Brazil:
http://www.telesemana.com/blog/2017/05/26/yahsat-lanzara-su-satelite-en-octubre-y-prepara-el-terreno-para-dar-banda-ancha-en-brasil/

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1164 on: 06/09/2017 07:57 PM »
Spaceflight Now updated their launch schedule:

OpSat-3000 and VENuS will launch on August 1, 2017.

https://spaceflightnow.com/launch-schedule/
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1165 on: 06/10/2017 10:34 AM »
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Busy times at #CSG -> #VA238 28/June #VV10 01/August #VA239 31/August #VA240 18/October #VV11 November #VA241 December

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1166 on: 06/19/2017 10:42 AM »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1167 on: 06/19/2017 11:40 AM »
Four launches Soyuz-ST are planned each year at 2018-2019 timeframe.
http://www.i-mash.ru/news/nov_otrasl/92663-v-2018-2019-godakh-sostoitsja-vosem-puskov-sojuz.html

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1168 on: 06/19/2017 07:38 PM »
http://www.arianespace.com/press-release/ohb-italia-on-behalf-of-the-italian-space-agency-and-arianespace-sign-contract-to-launch-prisma-italian-satellite/

OHB Italia, on behalf of the Italian Space Agency, and Arianespace sign contract to launch PRISMA Italian satellite

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OHB Italia Spa and Arianespace announced today the signature of the launch contract for the Italian Space Agency’s PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) satellite.

The launch will be carried out by a Vega rocket in 2018 from the Guiana Space Center, within the scope of a contract signed by OHB Italia Spa on behalf of the Italian Space Agency ASI.

http://www.asi.it/en/news/asi-selected-vega-launch-prisma-satellite

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PRISMA, scheduled for mid-2018, is an ASI mission for Earth Observation equipped with innovative electro-optical instrumentation consisting of a Panchromatic Medium Resolution Camera and a Hyperspectral Imager capable of capturing images in the spectral band from 400 to 2500 nm.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1169 on: 06/19/2017 09:14 PM »
http://www.arianespace.com/press-release/ohb-italia-on-behalf-of-the-italian-space-agency-and-arianespace-sign-contract-to-launch-prisma-italian-satellite/

OHB Italia, on behalf of the Italian Space Agency, and Arianespace sign contract to launch PRISMA Italian satellite

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OHB Italia Spa and Arianespace announced today the signature of the launch contract for the Italian Space Agency’s PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) satellite.

The launch will be carried out by a Vega rocket in 2018 from the Guiana Space Center, within the scope of a contract signed by OHB Italia Spa on behalf of the Italian Space Agency ASI.

http://www.asi.it/en/news/asi-selected-vega-launch-prisma-satellite

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PRISMA, scheduled for mid-2018, is an ASI mission for Earth Observation equipped with innovative electro-optical instrumentation consisting of a Panchromatic Medium Resolution Camera and a Hyperspectral Imager capable of capturing images in the spectral band from 400 to 2500 nm.
already on the schedule.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1170 on: 06/19/2017 09:48 PM »
I'm sorry to write this, but this launch schedule is very un-reliable and it contains a lot of flaws.
Could the reliability be improved by refering to reliable sources?

Heinrich Hertz is only planned for 2021 according to it's builder OHB
Sentinel 5P (Rockot) is scheduled for 21 Sept. 2017 According to ESA Earth Online

Earth Explorer planning according to ESA Earth Online:
AMD-Aeolis will most likely launch Jan. 2018 (instead of Nov. 2017) source: ESA Earth Onlinee
  {SEOSAT/Indigo is not planned before 2019 according to wmo-sat.info}
EarthCARE August 2019, Launcher TBD (I guess Vega C)
Biomass 2021
Flex 2022

Only four Soyuz launches from CSG in 2018 and 2019. That means that Oneweb will mostly launch from Baikonour or Vostochny.



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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1171 on: 06/19/2017 10:59 PM »
I'm sorry to write this, but this launch schedule is very un-reliable and it contains a lot of flaws.
Could the reliability be improved by refering to reliable sources?

Heinrich Hertz is only planned for 2021 according to it's builder OHB
Thanks! :)

Sentinel 5P (Rockot) is scheduled for 21 Sept. 2017 According to ESA Earth Online
Plan of Russian space launches (part 2):
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=26990.msg1688065#msg1688065

Earth Explorer planning according to ESA Earth Online:
AMD-Aeolis will most likely launch Jan. 2018 (instead of Nov. 2017) source: ESA Earth Online

Today at 08:23 PM by Salo:
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November 2017  TBD - ADM-Aeolus - Vega (VV11) - Kourou ZLV

  {SEOSAT/Indigo is not planned before 2019 according to wmo-sat.info}
EarthCARE August 2019, Launcher TBD (I guess Vega C)

Thanks!

Biomass 2021
Changes on May 3rd:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6114.msg1523611#msg1523611

Flex 2022
Changes on November 23rd:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6114.msg1444695#msg1444695

Only four Soyuz launches from CSG in 2018 and 2019. That means that Oneweb will mostly launch from Baikonour or Vostochny.
Today at 11:40 AM:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6114.msg1691619#msg1691619
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1172 on: 06/20/2017 08:15 AM »
Thanks for the modifications.
what is your source for the copernicus -C and -D satellites?
I expect that Arianespace will offer launches on Vega and Vega C between 2018 and at least 2020. Possibly Avio will develop a modified version of Z40C to be able to replace Vega (and Rockot) with a launcher that uses Z40C, Z9A; AVUM+ or VUS stages.
I don't expect a lot of mass change on the Sentinel XC and XD satellites. So:
 Sentinel 1 ~2300kg SSO 700km, Vega C or a Soyuz with ride share.
 Sentinel 2 & 3 ~1200kg to SSO 800km = Vega of Vega C with ride share. (vega has already >150kg mass reserve)

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1173 on: 06/20/2017 10:12 AM »
Thanks for the modifications.
what is your source for the copernicus -C and -D satellites?
I expect that Arianespace will offer launches on Vega and Vega C between 2018 and at least 2020.
As of January 4, 2017:
http://www.arianespace.com/press-release/building-on-its-2016-successes-arianespace-looks-to-the-future-with-confidence-at-the-service-of-its-customers/
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Confirmation of the Vega C and Ariane 6 programs, with their inaugural flights expected in 2019 and 2020, respectively, enables Arianespace to better meet the expectations of its institutional and commercial customers.
Arianespace launch schedule:
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2019
midyear - inaugural flight - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1176 on: 06/20/2017 01:00 PM »
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1st Vega-C launch contract signed; @Arianespace to launch 4 @AirbusSpace high-res optical obs sats on 2 Vega-C rockets starting late 2020.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1177 on: 06/20/2017 05:49 PM »
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Ariane 6, Corporate, Vega   June 20, 2017
After a very active first half in 2017, Arianespace signs its initial launch contract for the new Vega C launcher and gears up for Ariane 6

2017 Paris Air Show

Arianespace, which is sharing a chalet with ArianeGroup at this year’s Paris Air Show, is focused on the future with the announcement of a first contract for the future Vega C launcher, while gearing up for the operation of Ariane 6. With an order book of 53 launches for Ariane 5, Soyuz and Vega, and fully engaged in marketing Ariane 6, Arianespace continues to prove its ability to satisfy current customers while addressing their future requirements.

Arianespace already has performed six launches this year between January 27 and June 1 – when the company celebrated the 79th successful Ariane 5 mission in a row while also setting a new record for payload injected into geostationary transfer orbit by this heavy launcher.

Arianespace announces the first Vega C contract and a new contract for Vega

Arianespace announced that it has signed the first contract for its Vega C launcher, to deploy Airbus’ new generation of very-high-resolution optical Earth observation satellites. The contract provides for the launch of four satellites, using two Vega C launchers from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in French Guiana, from mid-2020.

Arianespace also announced that it has signed a contract with OHB Italia SpA to launch an Earth observation satellite for the Italian space agency ASI, named PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa), to be orbited by a Vega rocket from the Guiana Space Center in 2018.

With these contracts, Vega and Vega C demonstrate they are perfectly compatible with the current and future launch markets for Earth observation satellites.

In addition to these contracts, Arianespace has signed two Ariane 5 launch contracts for geostationary satellites since the beginning of the year:

Horizon-3e, operated by SKY Perfect JSAT and Intelsat through a joint venture, with the launch planned as from the end of 2018,
A high-throughput communications satellite for Eutelsat, with a launch scheduled in 2019. Along with this mission, Eutelsat also will allocate two satellites, Eutelsat 7C and Eutelsat Quantum, for launches in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Arianespace will therefore launch three satellites for Eutelsat during this two-year period.
Arianespace’s order book now stands at 4.8 billion euros for 53 launches (18 by Ariane 5, 25 by Soyuz and 10 by Vega/Vega C) on behalf of 28 customers from around the world, clearly reaffirming its leadership in commercial space transport and its ability to meet all market expectations.

Records in performance, reliability and availability for the launcher family

Arianespace set a number of operational records in 2017:

Performance record
Arianespace marked a new performance record with the Ariane 5 launcher during its latest launch on June 1, 2017, boosting 10,865 kg into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO). This marks an increase of 1,500 kg. since the start of Ariane 5 ECA launches, and the capacity will continue to grow in the coming years.

Reliability record
Ariane 5 has carried out 79 successful launches in a row from the CSG, outpacing the record set by Ariane 4 in 2003 with 74 in a row. Vega has made nine launches, all successful, since entering service in 2012 at CSG, while Soyuz has logged a total of 43 missions from Baikonur and CSG.

Availability and flexibility record
The three launches delayed because of strikes in French Guiana were subsequently performed in less than a month, from May 4 to June 1, 2017. Arianespace’s teams and partners stepped up to the plate during this situation, proving their flexibility and availability, while also reducing the length of launch campaigns by 25% in two years.

Arianespace also launched the first all-electric satellites this year, using Ariane 5 (Eutelsat 172B on June 1st) and Soyuz (SES-15 on May 18th), showing that its launchers are fully compatible with new-generation satellites using electric propulsion.

The 2017 objective: 12 launches
The next launch of Ariane 5 is planned for June 28, and will carry the two satellites Hellas-Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN “condosat” for Inmarsat and Hellas Sat, and GSAT-17 for the Indian space agency ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization).  This will bring the total number of launches during the first half of the year to seven. Five more are planned in the second half, depending on payload availability: three by Ariane 5 and two by Vega.

6 successful launches in 4.5 months: January 27 – June 1, 2017
8 injected into GTO by Ariane 5 and Soyuz, for a total launch weight of 34.5 metric tons.
An Earth observation satellite launched by Vega.
6 more launches planned in 2017: 4 by Ariane 5 and 2 by Vega.
79 successes in a row for Ariane 5
Payload record into GTO of 10,865 kg by Ariane 5
2017 – 2023: Arianespace’s priorities

Building on the first launch contract won by Vega C, Arianespace continues to gear up for the service entry of this upgraded light launcher, which will offer a larger fairing and higher performance.

The marketing of Ariane 6 has also started, including discussions with both government and private operators. Ariane 6 is a modular launcher, available in both the Ariane 62 and Ariane 64 versions, and fitted with a versatile upper stage featuring the new Vinci restartable engine and a new auxiliary power unit (APU), along with large payload capacity. These improvements will in turn enhance orbital injection and allow the launcher to handle an increasingly diversified range of missions, meeting the requirements for the promising mega-constellation market as well as seizing new opportunities with the advent of electric propulsion systems for satellites, while continuing to meet Europe’s governmental needs.

At the same time, Arianespace continues to prepare for the operational transition between its current family of launchers and the new-generation Ariane 6 and Vega C, working alongside ArianeGroup, its majority shareholder and industrial prime contractor for Ariane launchers, as well as Avio/ELV, industrial prime contractor for Vega, and the European Space Agency (ESA). The Exploitation Review Key Point (ERKP) planned by ESA for the end of 2017, should finalize the different parameters for this transition phase. This should specify the commitment by European countries and institutions as customers for Ariane 6 and Vega C, thus guaranteeing sustainable and independent access to space for Europe, and also allowing these launchers to compete on a level playing field.

Finally, Arianespace pursuit with ESA the preparation of the LLL initiative (Light satellite-Low cost-Launch Initiative)), which was approved at the ESA Ministerial-level conference in December 2016, to provide low-cost launch services for small satellites on Ariane 6 and Vega C. This initiative clearly reflects Arianespace’s determination to grasp all opportunities offered by the growth of the small satellite market.

At the opening of the 2017 Paris Air Show, Arianespace Chief Executive Officer Stéphane Israël said: “With 12 launches performed in 2016, 11 in 2016 and six between the beginning of 2017 and June 1, Arianespace has fully met our customer commitments since the last Paris Air Show in 2015. The performance, reliability and availability records set by, Ariane 5, Soyuz and Vega, once again demonstrate the outstanding launch service quality delivered by Arianespace to the benefit of its customers. With an order book now worth some 4.8 billion euros for 53 launches, we have reaffirmed our leadership in the commercial market, and are preparing for an unprecedented level of activity. By signing the first contract for Vega C and undertaking active preparations for Ariane 6, we are resolutely turning toward the next decade. We are very pleased to undertake these initiatives within the framework of ArianeGroup, in close partnership with Avio/ELV for Vega operations, and with the continued confidence of ESA, national space agencies in Europe and our shareholders – indispensable partners for the success of our future launchers.”

http://www.arianespace.com/press-release/after-a-very-active-first-half-in-2017-arianespace-signs-its-initial-launch-contract-for-the-new-vega-c-launcher-and-gears-up-for-ariane-6/

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1179 on: 06/21/2017 11:56 PM »
So basically in this Arianespace launch schedule, there are ordered launches and expected launches mixed trough each other. I agree that most likely the Sentinel's, Cosmic Vision, MIL/GovSatCom's, EUMETSAT satellites will be launched by Arianespace. But hardly any has been ordered.
Could I suggest to chose the color gray for launches expected to be awarded to Arianespace?

I think Arianespace doesn't have many orders past 2020. But the launch schedule until 2020 is rader full, so launch slots are scarce.
It has been reported that Soyuz will launch four times in both 2018 and 2019.
I expect 6 ECA 1 ES (Gallileo), and 3-6 Vega (C) launches annually between 2018 and 2020. Other launchers have to be ordered after this period. (Vega (C)'s have to be ordered before 2019)