LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Oct 22 1993
Arianespace

INTELSAT 701

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(6:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(6:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(6:46 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Ariane 44LP

Description:

The Ariane 4 was an expendable space launch system, developed by the Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES), the French space agency, for the European Space Agency (ESA). It was manufactured by ArianeGroup and marketed by Arianespace. Since its first flight on 15 June 1988 until the final flight on 15 February 2003, it attained 113 successful launches out of 116 total launches.

Ariane 44LP rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • The nine high-powered Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) spacecraft of the Intelsat 7/7A program, which provide global dissemination of voice, video, and data transmission services, have been launched and are in orbit.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad

Ariane Launch Area 2