LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Aug 11 2006
Arianespace

JCSAT-10 & Syracuse 3B

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

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(10:15 PM UTC)

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(10:15 PM UTC)

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(10:15 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Ariane 5 ECA

Description:

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Ariane 5 ECA rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • JCSAT-10 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by SKY Perfect JSAT Group (JSAT). Syracuse 3A is a powerful communication satellite for the French Ministry of Defence. Galaxy 15 is a PanAmSat telecommunications satellite operating at 133 degrees West, used to provide communications to North America.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad

Ariane Launch Area 3