Ariane 5 (V170)

Last modification: March 12, 2006

Ariane 5ECA

    Launch date
 Launch time:
 March 11, 2006 – 2232 UTC 
 Launch site
 Launch complex:
 Guiana Space Centre
 Launch vehicle

 Upper stage:
 Payload fairing:
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 Launch provider:
 Vehicle Serial Number:
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 Ariane 5ECA
 EADS Space Transportation
 Targeted orbit:
 Overall lift-off mass:
 Total payload mass:
 776,659 kg
 8,946.1 kg
 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 designation Launch customer
Launch contract
Launch mass
Launch adapter
  Hot Bird 7A Eutelsat
Dec. 2002 (Hot Bird 7 relaunch)
4,100 kg
  Spainsat Hisdesat
Sep. 2002
3,683 kg
1194H/Sylda 5A

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