Brasil lança satélite que ficará inoperante no espaço(Brazil will launch a satellite that will remain inactive in space)
Also present at the Spaceport are Ariane 5 components for Flight VA236, which were delivered earlier this month by one of two sea-going roll-on/roll-off ships used for the transportation of launch vehicles from Europe to French Guiana. The launch of this Ariane 5 is scheduled for the second half of March with two telecommunications satellites that will be deployed into geostationary transfer orbit.
Cannes, February 3, 2017 – The dual use (civil and military) SGDC Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite built by Thales Alenia Space for Brazil is ready to be shipped the Kourou launch pad in French Guyana to be launched by Ariane 5 rocket next March.
2 satellites built by @Thales_Alenia_S #SGDC & #Koreasat7 have just left #Nice to reach the #launch #pad #Antonov #CSG @Arianespace #Kourou
Gearing up for #VA236: #SGDC satellite for #VISIONA & #Telebras has touched down in French Guiana for next month’s liftoff on #Ariane5 🇧🇷
Say hello to #KOREASAT-7! This #VA236 payload for #ktsat is now in French Guiana, where it will be readied for #Ariane5 launch in March 🇰🇷
Any new news? Launch-10 days.
Quote from: zubenelgenubi on 03/11/2017 05:05 PMAny new news? Launch-10 days.everything is proceeding according to plan. There will be less processing news regarding SGDC since it is a military sat and the picture above of SGDC is showing only the civilian antenna side of the Spacecraft.
Payload integration is underway for @Arianespace’s #Ariane5 mission with #SGDC and #KOREASAT-7: bit.ly/2mkZ60Z #VA236