The selection of launch services for the two satellites was finalised on 29 June of one Rockot (Sentinel-2A) and one Vega (Sentinel-2B) launch.
Arianespace to launch Amazonas-3 for HispasatAmazonas-3 will be launched by an Ariane 5 rocket at the end of 2012 or in early 2013 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Arianespace to launch up to four satellites for DIRECTVArianespace announced today that it will launch two satellites for DIRECTV and has the option of launching another two satellites for one of the world’s leading providers of television entertainment services. The satellites will be launched on Ariane 5 from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana in 2014.
Launch window for Ariane Flight VA204Universal time (GMT) From 9:38 p.m. to 11:02 p.m. on September 20
The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace today announced the signature of a contract for the launch of the BepiColombo spacecraft, designed to explore the planet Mercury. The launch is scheduled for July 2014, using an Ariane 5 ECA launcher from the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.
The maiden flight of Europe’s Vega small-satellite launch vehicle will not occur before January but the European version of Russia’s Soyuz rocket will fly twice in 2011, using both of its European-version configurations, European government and industry officials said Sept. 21.
Denis Schmitt, a program manager at the Arianespace launch consortium of Evry, France, told the conference that the other European Soyuz configuration, the Soyuz 2-1a, which carries a third-stage engine similar to the one that failed in August, is still scheduled for a mid-December liftoff from the European spaceport.
PARIS — Europe’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 rocket will be unable to launch any commercial missions for the next six months because of worsening payload compatibility issues that Ariane 5 designers hope to solve with the vehicle’s planned upgrade.
Arianespace to launch Mexican satellite Mexsat 3Mexsat 3 will be placed into geostationary transfer orbit in late 2012 by an Ariane 5 or Soyuz launcher from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
OHB and ESA have negotiated with satellite fleet operator Hispasat of Spain to purchase the first Small-Geo model. The satellite, called Hispasat AG1, is scheduled for launch in 2013.
Euclid's launch, on a Soyuz launch vehicle, is planned for 2019 from Europe's Spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana.
In parallel, the VS02 launch campaign is now underway for Soyuz’ second mission from the Spaceport, targeted in mid-December with the French CNES space agency’s Pleiades optical Earth observation satellite and accompanied by five supplemental payloads.
hi all. anybody knows how many Vega flights have been booked until now? I have seen somewhere a figure like 6 or 7
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=6114.msg677722#msg677722Arianespace and ESA have also signed the production contract for the first operational launch of the Vega light launcher, while Arianespace and ELV have signed the VERTA framework contract concerning the supply of five Vega launchers following the qualification flight.
2011-10-13 ISS-ATV-03 Launch date set at 2/29/2012
http://msdb.gsfc.nasa.gov/change_log.phpQuote2011-10-13 ISS-ATV-03 Launch date set at 2/29/2012
I was told today by ESA guys that VS02 launch is planned on December 14-20, the launch of another two Galileo IOV satellites is planned in August/September 2012 and first Galileo FOC satellites will be launched in 2013.
This ATV, named after Italian physicist Edoardo Amaldi, will be loaded with dry cargo, water and propellants for a rendezvous with the space station in low-Earth orbit. It will be launched on a mission designated VA205 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering, signifying the 205th flight of a vehicle in the Ariane series.
SingTel Optus will launch its Optus 10 telecommunications satellite aboard a European Ariane 5 rocket in mid-2013 following a contract announced Oct. 31 by the Arianespace commercial launch consortium.