LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Partial Failure
Thu Jul 12 2001
Arianespace

Artemis & BSAT-2b

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

July 12, 2001 at 5:58 PM EDT

(July 12, 2001 at 9:58 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

July 12, 2001 at 5:58 PM EDT

(July 12, 2001 at 9:58 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

July 12, 2001 at 5:58 PM EDT

(July 12, 2001 at 9:58 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Artemis is a geostationary earth orbit satellite for a ESA data relay satellite, it operates at the 21.5 degrees East. BSAT-2b is a geostationary, commercial communications satellite used for direct television broadcasting across Japan.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 3