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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1280 on: 09/28/2017 09:29 AM »
JWST - delayed to 2019?! Any reason given? :(
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1281 on: 09/28/2017 09:33 AM »
JWST - delayed to 2019?! Any reason given? :(

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1282 on: 09/29/2017 01:35 AM »
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to be Launched Spring 2019

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope now is planning to launch between March and June 2019 from French Guiana, following a schedule assessment of the remaining integration and test activities. Previously Webb was targeted to launch in October 2018.

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The launch window request has been coordinated with ESA, which is providing the Ariane 5 launch of Webb as part of its scientific collaboration with NASA.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1283 on: 09/29/2017 02:57 AM »
Launched:
№ – Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)
2017:
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 - 21:50:07
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 - 23:45:07
07 - June 28 - Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S EAN (HS3-IS/Europasat), GSAT-17 - Ariane 5 ECA (VA238) - Kourou ELA-3 - 21:15:07
08 - August 2 - OPTSAT-3000, Venµs (VENUS) - Vega (VV10) - Kourou ZLV - 01:58:33
09 - September 29 - Intelsat 37e, BSat-4a - Ariane 5 ECA (VA239) - Kourou ELA-3 - 21:56:07

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

2017
November 8 - Mohammed VI-A (MN35-A, Morocco EO Sat 1) - Vega (VV11) - Kourou ZLV - 01:42:30
December 12 - Galileo-FOC FM15 (Nicole), Galileo-FOC FM16 (Zofia), Galileo-FOC FM17 (Alexandre), Galileo-FOC FM18 (Irina) - Ariane 5-ES (VA240) - Kourou ELA-3 ~18:30

2018
January 23  24 - Al Yah 3, SES-14 (NASA GOLD) - Ariane 5 ECA (VA241) - Kourou ELA-3
Early - O3b FM13, O3b FM14, O3b FM15, O3b FM16 - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
NET March 1 - Hylas 4, Intelsat 38 (Azerspace-2) - Ariane 5 ECA (VA242) - Kourou ELA-3
Q1 - SES-14 (NASA GOLD) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET Q1 - Intelsat 38 (Azerspace-2) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
H1  Q2 - GSAT-11 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
Q2 - HS4-SGS1 (Hellas-Sat-4, SaudiGeoSat-1) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
Q2 - CSO 1 (Composante Spatiale Optique-1) - Soyuz ST/Fregat - Kourou ELS (or Baikonur)
NET March April - DSN-1 (Superbird-8) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or NLT September)
March  May - OneWeb smallsat (x10) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
May - GEO-KOMPSAT-2A (GK2A, Cheollian 2A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
January 20  Midyear - ADM-Aeolus - Vega (VV12) - Kourou ZLV
Midyear - Galileo-FOC FM19 (Tara), Galileo-FOC FM20 (Samuel), Galileo-FOC FM21 (Anna), Galileo-FOC FM22 (Ellen) - Ariane 5-ES - Kourou ELA-3
Midyear - PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
Q3 - EUTELSAT 7C - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
H2 - EDRS-C (Hylas 3) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
H2 - Intelsat 39 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
NET October 5 - BepiColombo - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or NLT November 31)
October - MetOp-C - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS
December - CSG-1 (COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation-1), CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or H1 2019)
late - Horizons 3e - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or H2)
Late - Small Spacecraft Mission - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Mohammed VI-B (MN35-B, Morocco EO Sat 2) - Vega / Soyuz-ST-A/Fregat-M - Kourou

Piggybacked:
Early - ESEO (FUNcube 4) - Vega (TBD) - Kourou
Q2 - TARANIS (Tool for the Analysis of RAdiation from lightNIng and Sprites) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Nano-JASMINE - Vega - Kourou ZLV

2019
March - Seosat (Ingenio) - Vega - Kourou ZLV
March - GEO-KOMPSAT-2B (GK2B, Cheollian 2B) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
March-June  Q2 - JWST - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or Late Spring)
Midyear - inaugural flight - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
H2 - Inmarsat 5 F5 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
August - EarthCARE  - Vega C/ Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou
Late - O3b FM17, O3b FM18, O3b FM19, O3b FM20 - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
TBD - JCSat-17 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Eutelsat Quantum - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Eutelsat BB4A (African Broadband Satellite (Thales High Throughput)) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Star One D2 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
TBD - OpSIS - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Falcon Eye 1 - Vega - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Falcon Eye 2 - Vega - Kourou ZLV

2020
Early - CERES (x3) - Vega-С - Kourou ZLV
May - Jason-CS A (Sentinel-6A) - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV (or Midyear)
Midyear - ViaSat 3 EMEA - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or Falcon Heavy)
Midyear - Space Rider flight 1 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
July 16 - Galileo-FOC FM23, Galileo-FOC FM24 (inaugural flight) - Ariane 62 (FM1) - Kourou ELA-4 (or Late)
Late - Pleiades Neo 1, Pleiades Neo 2 - Vega-С - Kourou ZLV
Late - PROBA 3 Coronagraph, PROBA 3 Occulter - Vega (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
TBD - ViaSat 3 Asia - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD -  Arsat 3 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - EDRS-D (hosted payload) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - CSG-2 (COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation-2) - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Seosat-Ingenio-2 - TBD - Kourou
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2019)
TBD - OneWeb smallsat (x32-36) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT - Kourou ELS (or 2019)

Piggybacked:
TBD - MicroCarb - Vega-C / Soyuz (TBD) - Kourou

2021
April - LEO mission - Ariane 62 (FM3) - Kourou ELA-4
Midyear - Galileo-FOC FM25, Galileo-FOC FM26 - Ariane 62 (FM2) - Kourou ELA-4
Midyear - BIOMASS - Vega C - Kourou ZLV
July - constellation or dual launch - Ariane 64 (FM4) - Kourou ELA-4
Q3 - MTG-I1 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
H2 - TBD - Ariane 6 (FM5) - Kourou ELA-4
September - MetOp-SG A1 (EPS-SG-a, Sentinel-5A) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS
December 2020  Late - Euclid - Soyuz ST-B/Fregat MT - Kourou ELS (or January 31, 2020)
TBD -  SES-17 - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
TBD - Comsat NG 1 (Syracuse 4A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or 2020)
TBD - CNES/UAE Mars mission - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - CSO 2 (Composante Spatiale Optique-2) - Soyuz ST/Fregat - Kourou ELS
TBD - Pleiades Neo 3, Pleiades Neo 4 - Vega-С - Kourou ZLV
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
Early - TBD - Ariane 6 (FM6) - Kourou ELA-4
Q2 - TBD - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
Q2 - TBD - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
June 1 - JUICE - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3 (or May 20-June 10)
H2 - TBD - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
H2 - TBD - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
H2 - TBD - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
December - MetOp-SG B1 (EPS-SG-b) - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS (or 2023)
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
Q1 - MTG-S1 (Sentinel-4A) - Ariane 5 ECA - Kourou ELA-3
Q2 - Sentinel-1C - Soyuz-ST-B/Fregat-MT / Ariane 62 - Kourou ELS/ELA-4
TBD - Space Rider flight 4 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

2024
Q2 - Sentinel-2C - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
TBD - Space Rider flight 5 - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV

2025
Early - Sentinel-3C - Vega-C - Kourou ZLV
Early - Sentinel-7A - TBD - Kourou
Q1 - MTG-I2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
Q2 - Sentinel-1D - TBD - Kourou
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 - Sentinel-3D - TBD - Kourou
TBD - PLATO - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4

2027
Q4  - Sentinel-2D - TBD - Kourou

2028
January - ATHENA+ - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
early - Sentinel-7B - TBD - Kourou
June - MetOp-SG A2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2029
Q1 - MTG-I3 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4
December - MetOp-SG B2 - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4

2030
late - Sentinel-7C - TBD - Kourou

2031
Q1 - MTG-S2 (Sentinel-4B) - Ariane 6 - Kourou ELA-4 (or December 2030)

2032
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 - Gokturk 1B - Soyuz-ST-A/Fregat-M - Kourou ELS
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
2021-2022 - Dream Chaser United Nations space mission - Ariane 64 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2022 - Galileo-FOC FM27, Galileo-FOC FM28 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2022 - Galileo-FOC FM29, Galileo-FOC FM30 - Ariane 62 - Kourou ELA-4
NET 2022 - THR NG - TBD - Kourou
2024 (TBD) - CarbonSat - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
2026 (TBD) - Jason-CS Follow-on A - Vega-C (TBD) - Kourou ZLV
2027-2028 - ESA’s 10th Earth Explorer mission - TBD - Kourou
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
TBD - Sentinel-5B - TBD - Kourou
TBD - Sentinel-5C - TBD - Kourou
TBD - GOCE-FO - TBD - Kourou

Piggybacked:
2017 - VNREDSat-1b - Vega - Kourou ZLV

Statistics:
Orbital launches from CSG - 275 (Diamant B - 5, Europa II - 1, Diamant BP.4 - 3, Ariane 1 - 11, Ariane 3 - 11, Ariane 2 - 6, Ariane 4 - 116, Ariane 5 - 95, Soyuz ST - 17, Vega - 10)

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1284 on: 09/29/2017 11:29 AM »
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Just for info, #VA241 will be L5101 with Al Yah 3 & SES-14
https://twitter.com/DutchSpace/status/913725899857649665

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1285 on: 09/29/2017 09:30 PM »
I'm a bit confused about the latest Vega order.
This was the third order after the maiden flight, the 5xVerta launches and the first batch of 10 Vega launchers Arianespace could sell commercially. So to my knowledge Vega VV11-VV16 are still part of this order of 10 Vega launchers.
Now where I got confused. Does this order involve Vega VV17-VV22 and Vega 01-04; or have four additional Vega launchers have been ordered in the between the two batches of 10 Vega(-C)'s?
The news release from Arianespace states that 20 Vega(-C) launches have been sold already.
Could the maiden flight of Vega-C and the three Vega-C launches for 2x Airbus optical and CSG2 flights have been ordered seperatly?

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1286 on: 09/29/2017 09:43 PM »
And the last batch of Ariane 5; PC-batch involved 14 ECA launchers plus an option for four additional launchers.
The PB and PB+ batches both involved 35 launchers if I remember correctly.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1287 on: 10/16/2017 03:34 PM »
https://en.trend.az/business/it/2807218.html
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Azerbaijan’s second geostationary satellite nearly complete
13 October 2017 16:37 (UTC+04:00)
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In addition to Azerbaijan's Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 satellite, the Ariane 5 ECA rocket will also launch the Avanti Communications HYLAS 4

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1288 on: 10/16/2017 04:23 PM »
http://www.avantiplc.com/news/hylas-4-launch/
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Avanti is pleased to announce that it has agreed a Launch Slot for its HYLAS 4 satellite with Arianespace beginning 1st March 2018.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1289 on: 10/18/2017 09:08 PM »
JWST launch window - March 31-June 30, 2019. It is Q2 2019 timeframe.

https://twitter.com/SpcPlcyOnline/status/920721778133143561
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Eric Smith's chart of what NASA HQ is watching on JWST currently.
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1290 on: 10/18/2017 09:20 PM »
https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/920720882208837643
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Smith adds the decision to delay JWST to “late spring” of 2019 had nothing to do with schedule conflict with BepiColombo launch in Oct ’18.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1291 on: 10/19/2017 09:27 PM »
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Chris B - NSF‏ @NASASpaceflight
NASA selects SpaceX to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from SLC-4E at Vandenberg.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1292 on: 10/20/2017 09:30 AM »
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NASA selects SpaceX to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for November 2020, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket from SLC-4E at Vandenberg.
That's not surprising at all. Sentinel 6A / Jason-CS is joint project from NASA/NOAA and ESA/EUMETSAT.
Jason 3 was also launched by a Falcon 9 v1.1. And the 66deg. 1336km LEO orbit is more often flown from Cape Canaveral than from CSG.
Though this launch is most likely more expensive, than a Vega-C launch. (But that would be launch 2 - 4 for Vega-C)
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1293 on: 10/20/2017 04:40 PM »
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Small update, #Ariane5 #VA241 planned for 24th of January 2018 with Al Yah 3 & SES-14

https://twitter.com/dutchspace/status/921406239598432266

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1294 on: 10/25/2017 04:20 PM »
https://twitter.com/pbdes/status/923197196635435008
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To US Senate, #OneWeb's Wyler says first launch is in May 2018.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1295 on: 10/25/2017 04:47 PM »
https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/923181288726568960
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Mid-July 2020 for Ariane 6's maiden launch.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1296 on: 10/27/2017 06:01 AM »

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1297 on: 10/30/2017 02:48 PM »
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Tweet from Peter B. de Selding:
The @embratel Star One D2 sat, 6,200kg, to launch 2019 on @Arianespace @ArianeGroup Ariane 5, to 70deg W.

edit: Arianespace press release:
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October 30, 2017
Arianespace to launch Embratel Star One D2

Brazilian operator Embratel Star One and U.S. satellite manufacturer SSL (Space Systems Loral) have chosen Arianespace to launch the Embratel Star One D2 satellite.

Arianespace today announced the signature of a launch contract for the Embratel Star One D2 satellite for Brazilian operator Embratel Star One, a subsidiary of Embratel. It will be launched in 2019 by an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

Embratel Star One D2 will be positioned in geostationary orbit at 70 deg. West. Equipped with Ku-, Ka-, C- and X-band transponders, the satellite will deliver telecommunications and direct-to-home TV broadcast services in South America and North America.

12th launch contract with Embratel Star One

Embratel Star One D2 marks the 12th time that an Embratel Star One satellite has been booked for an Ariane launch, following seven Brasilsat satellites as well as the Embratel Star One C1, C2, C3, C4 and Embratel Star One D1 spacecraft. Built by SSL in Palo Alto, California using an SSL 1300 platform, Embratel Star One D2 will weigh 6,200 kg. at launch.

Embratel Star One is the largest satellite operator for Brazil and Latin America.

This latest contract confirms Arianespace’s leadership in the Brazilian market and its position as the global benchmark in launch services. Eleven satellites already have been successfully launched for Embratel Star One. This 12th contract confirms the excellent relationship between Arianespace and Brazil.

Following the signature of the launch contract, Arianespace Chief Executive Officer Stéphane Israël said: “We are very proud to announce the signature of the 12th contract with our long-time Brazilian customer Embratel Star One, which comes less than one year after our successful launch of Star One D1 with an Ariane 5. The trust of Embratel Star One, for which we have launched all satellites since 1985, is felt as a profound recognition of the reliability and the excellency of Arianespace’s heavy-weight launch service solutions, today with Ariane 5, and tomorrow with Ariane 6.”
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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1298 on: 10/31/2017 12:18 PM »
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After yrs of redacting it, @ArianeGroup @Arianespace names 1,110-kg Mohammed VI-A high-res optical recon sat for Morocco. Launch Nov 7.

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Re: Arianespace launch schedule
« Reply #1299 on: 11/03/2017 06:49 PM »
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TBD - Mohammed VI-B (MN35-B, Morocco EO Sat 2) - Vega / Soyuz-ST-A/Fregat-M - Kourou

Why is Mohammed VI-B listed with Vega and Soyuz? Since the first launches with Vega should it not follow the 2nd will too? Especially considering the price difference between both launchers...