LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri May 04 2007
Arianespace

Astra 1L & Galaxy 17

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

May 4, 2007 at 6:29 PM EDT

(May 4, 2007 at 10:29 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

May 4, 2007 at 6:29 PM EDT

(May 4, 2007 at 10:29 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

May 4, 2007 at 6:29 PM EDT

(May 4, 2007 at 10:29 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Astra 1L is an important DTH TV platform in Europe operating at 19.2 degrees East, for SES. Galaxy 17 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat locating at 91 degrees West serving the North American market.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 3