Ariane 5 (V170)

Last modification: March 12, 2006


Ariane 5ECA

    Launch date
 Launch time:
 Status:
 March 11, 2006 - 2232 UTC 
 Completed.
 Launch site
 Location:
 Launch complex:
 Guiana Space Centre
 ELA-3
 Launch vehicle

 Version:
 Upper stage:
 Payload fairing:
 Launch vehicle prime:
 Launch provider:
 Vehicle Serial Number:
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 Ariane 5ECA
 [ESC-A]
 Long
 EADS Space Transportation
 Arianespace
 L527
 V170
 Performance
 Targeted orbit:
 Overall lift-off mass:
 Total payload mass:
 GTO
 776,659 kg
 8,946.1 kg
 Milestones
 First Ariane 5 vehicle produced under prime contractorship of EADS.
 Delayed from Dec. 2005.
 Delayed from Feb. 21. due to faulty ground equipement.
 Delayed from Feb. 24 due to cryogenic arm anomaly and Hot Bird 7A TM check.
 Scrubbed on March 9 due to low He pressure in upper stage.
 

Payload
 Payload designation Launch customer
Launch contract
Launch mass
Launch adapter
  Hot Bird 7A Eutelsat
Dec. 2002 (Hot Bird 7 relaunch)
4,100 kg
  1194H
  Spainsat Hisdesat
Sep. 2002
3,683 kg
1194H/Sylda 5A

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