July 1 Ariane 5 • ASTRA 1N & BSAT 3cLaunch window: 2143-2306 GMT (5:43-7:06 p.m. EDT)Late August Ariane 5 • Arabsat 5C & SES 2Launch window: TBD
Lisa Pathfinder is a European Space Agency/U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration mission that will detect gravitational waves to help determine how space and time are interconnected. After its launch from the Spaceport by Vega, this 1,900-kg. spacecraft is to be placed in an initial slightly elliptical parking orbit.
Communications satellite operator Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) has chosen Arianespace to launch its new satellite, THOR 7. The THOR 7 satellite will be placed into geostationary transfer orbit by an Ariane 5 launcher. The launch is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
Mar 19 Juil 2011 - 10:48"Ariane nous a annoncé une nouvelle date de tir le Mercredi 03/08"
SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & Chief Executive Officer: Shinji Takada) announces that launch schedule of the JCSAT-13 satellite, which was planned in the fourth quarter (October to December) of 2011, has been postponed to the second quarter (April to June) of 2012 due to the launch service provider’s reasons.
Ariane Flight VA204Launch date: September 9, 2011Launcher version: Ariane 5 ECAPayload(s): Arabsat 5C & SES 2