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1998
V114 - December 6 - Ariane 42L-3
SatMex 5 - SatMex (Mexico)
V113 - October 23 - Ariane 44L-3
AfriStar - WorldSpace (U.S.)
GE-5 - GE Americom (U.S.)
 

The 113th Ariane broke several records by being the third Ariane launched in 23 days and by carrying a record payload for an Ariane 4: 4,947 kg.

Photo CNES/Arianespace-Service Optique CSG.

V112 - October 21 - Ariane 5 - LAST QUALIFICATION FLIGHT
ARD - ESA (Europe)
MaqSat 3 - ESA (Europe)
 

The outstanding success of Ariane 503 completed a an ECU6-billion development program and cleared the Ariane 5 vehicle for commercial launches.

Photo ESA/CNES/Arianespace-S.O.CSG.

V111 - October 5 - Ariane 44L-3
Eutelsat W2 - Eutelsat (Europe)
Sirius 3 - Nordiska Satellit AB (Sweden)
V110 - September 16 - Ariane 44LP-3
PAS-7 - PanAmSat (U.S.)
V109 - August 25 - Ariane 44P-3
ST-1 - Singapore Telecom (Singapore), Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan)
V108 - April 28 - Ariane 44P-3
Nilesat 101 - Egyptian Radio & Television Union (Egypt)
B-Sat 1b - Broadcasting Satellite System Corp. (Japan)
V107 - March 20 - Ariane 40-3
Spot 4 - CNES (France)
V106 - February 27 - Ariane 42P-3
Hot Bird 4 - Eutelsat (Europe)
V105 - February 2 - Ariane 44LP-3
Inmarsat 3-F5 - Inmarsat (International)
Brasilsat B3 - Embratel (Brazil)
 

1997
V104 - December 20 - Ariane 42L-3
Intelsat 804 - Intelsat (International)
V103 - December 2 - Ariane 44P-3
JC Sat 6 - Japan Satellite Systems (Japan)
Equator-S - Max Planck Institüt (Germany)
V102 - November 12 - Ariane 44L-3
Sirius 2 - Nordiska Satellit AB (Sweden)
Cakrawarta 1 - PT Media Citra Indostar (Indonesia)
V101 - October 30 - Ariane 5 - SECOND QUALIFICATION FLIGHT
MaqSat H - ESA (Europe)
Teamsat/YES - ESA (Europe)
MaqSat B - ESA (Europe)
 
 

Ariane 502 vehicle roars at liftoff. Excessive roll torque caused early core stage shutdown leading to performance shortfall.

Photo ESA/CNES.

 
V100 - September 23 - Ariane 42L-3 - 100th ARIANE LAUNCH
Intelsat 803 - Intelsat (International)

The 100th Ariane was the 71st Ariane 4 and lofted Ariane's 100th non-European payload.

Photo Concorde Europe Films for ESA/CNES.

 
V99 - September 2 - Ariane 44LP-3
Hot Bird 3 - Eutelsat (Europe)
Meteosat 7 - ESA (Europe), Eumetsat (Europe)
V98 - August 8 - Ariane 44P-3
PAS-6 - PanAmSat (U.S.)
V96 - June 25 - Ariane 44P-3
Intelsat 802 - Intelsat (International)
V97 - June 3 - Ariane 44LP-3
Inmarsat 3-F4 - Inmarsat (International)
Insat 2D - ISRO (India)
V95 - April 16 - Ariane 44LP-3
Thaicom 3 - Shinawatra (Thailand)
B-Sat 1A - Broadcasting Satellite System Corp. (Japan)
V94 - March 1 - Ariane 44P-3
Intelsat 801 - Intelsat (International)
V93 - January 30 - Ariane 44L-3
GE-2 - GE Americom (U.S.)
Nahuel 1A - Nahuelsat (Argentina)

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