LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Sep 21 2011
Arianespace

Arabsat 5C & SES-2

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

September 21, 2011 at 5:38 PM EDT

(September 21, 2011 at 9:38 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

September 21, 2011 at 5:38 PM EDT

(September 21, 2011 at 9:38 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

September 21, 2011 at 5:38 PM EDT

(September 21, 2011 at 9:38 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • SES-2 and Arabsat 5C are geostationary communications satellites. SES-2 provides coverage over United States and the Carribbean, while Arabsat 5C covers Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 3