LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Aug 14 2007
Arianespace

Singtel Optus & Australian Department of Defence

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

August 14, 2007 at 7:44 PM EDT

(August 14, 2007 at 11:44 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

August 14, 2007 at 7:44 PM EDT

(August 14, 2007 at 11:44 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

August 14, 2007 at 7:44 PM EDT

(August 14, 2007 at 11:44 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Spaceway-3 is a communications satellite providing broadband at 95 degrees West in geostationary orbit. BSAT-3A is another geostationary communications satellite operating at 110 degrees East providing high definition direct television broadcasting across Japan.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 3